Jojo Rabbit vs Parasite: Satire, “Satire”, and SATIRE

[Spoilers for Jojo Rabbit and Parasite] On the poster for Jojo Rabbit, you can see in big, colourful letters: JOJO RABBIT AN ANTI-HATE SATIRE. Let’s break that down within the context of the film itself. When it comes to “anti-hate,” Jojo Rabbit does the bare minimum. It’s a movie about Nazism at the end of … Continue reading Jojo Rabbit vs Parasite: Satire, “Satire”, and SATIRE

What’s Joey Been Watching? Oct 5 – Oct 11

For the first time in months, I saw 7 movies in a week. This made it difficult to put together prior to Thanksgiving, so instead I've released it on a Wednesday, the second best day for blog posts according to respected statisticians. Here are my slightly statistically inferior reviews. Oct 5: Training Day (Netflix) It’s … Continue reading What’s Joey Been Watching? Oct 5 – Oct 11

What’s Joey Been Watching? Sept 28 – Oct 4

Remember that post I made a couple months ago where I promised to stop making promises? I broke that promise, and as a result, ended up breaking another promise. I told y'all I was going to write something special, which would've been a bunch of music reviews since I recently got very into JPEGMAFIA, Helena … Continue reading What’s Joey Been Watching? Sept 28 – Oct 4

What’s Joey Been Watching? Sept 21 – Sept 27

This is gonna be a quick one. I started watching Mindhunter this week, so I didn't get the chance to watch very many movies. Did you know that Mindhunter is fantastic? I'll tell you all about it once I've seen every episode. Sept 22: We’re The Millers (random streaming site) I had a sudden and … Continue reading What’s Joey Been Watching? Sept 21 – Sept 27

What’s Joey Been Watching? Sept 9 – Sept 20, but also some August mixed in because I say so

It's a week. Six movies, one TV show. I caught up. This is cause for celebration. Hooray! Sept 9: Dazed and Confused (Netflix) I wonder who Richard Linklater’s character is in this. I mean, you don’t make a movie about high school kids during the summer of ‘76 if you’re not gonna insert an homage … Continue reading What’s Joey Been Watching? Sept 9 – Sept 20, but also some August mixed in because I say so