I, Tonya: The Chameleonic Biopic

When I first saw the trailer for I, Tonya, I was sitting in a theater waiting to watch Murder on the Orient Express. Marked by fast-paced, explosive music and a series of rapid-fire cuts and comedic sequences, the trailer had me hooked almost instantly. On one fateful night several months later, when I had all but forgotten about the movie, my friend Kevin convinced me to switch … Continue reading I, Tonya: The Chameleonic Biopic

The Greatest Showman: Inaccurate but Marvelous

From its trailers, it was evident that the loose biography The Greatest Showman would sacrifice historical accuracy for a powerful message and much more friendly story than the truth of P.T. Barnum’s life. The plot and dialogue, although they send a powerful message, are cliched and predictable. These are the main criticisms of the film, and while they are valid, I believe that the historical inaccuracy … Continue reading The Greatest Showman: Inaccurate but Marvelous