Alexis ~ Phoenician Rises

Alexis ~ Phoenician Rises

Teller & curator of stories. Award-winning screenwriter. Asia has my heart.
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Favorite films

  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • EverAfter
  • Apocalypto
  • In the Mood for Love

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  • Avatar: The Way of Water

  • Aurora's Sunrise

    ★★★★½

  • The Silent Sea

  • The Apology

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  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water

    I am not a fan of this franchise, so take my words as you will...

    Better than the first, but as that bar was pretty low (other than visually speaking) so that's not a huge feat in itself. I cannot stand Cameron as a writer. His dialogue is typically cringe-inducing, his themes bash you over the head, everything on-the-nose, and either overly expository or not expository enough. Though, I will say, the themes in this second installment were not as…

  • Aurora's Sunrise

    Aurora's Sunrise

    ★★★★½

    Do not miss this film! A stunning display of animation and symbolism galore. I want to see more documentaries told in this way. Also, the Armenian Genocide needs to be discussed more. I am blown away.💔

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  • Wolfwalkers

    Wolfwalkers

    I am one of the biggest fans of Cartoon Saloon. They are everything I look for in a production company—innovative, unique, open to newness and purposeful ambiguity. I have been waiting for two years for this film, so I was very excited to watch it.

    In so many ways, it was all I hoped for. Absolutely gorgeous art that I expect from the studio’s creators. A sweet story of friendship, with wonderful themes about fear and skewed views of safety…

  • Outlaw King

    Outlaw King

    ★★★★

    This is not a Hollywood movie. This is not Braveheart, if that's what you want, go watch Braveheart. (And I freaking love Braveheart okay, calm down)

    Outlaw King is a beautiful piece of art--like a stained glass window of one man's life in a moment of time. Breathtaking in its brutality and earnestness. The costumes, the glorious cinematic shots, oh my... but these things aren't overwrought. Every piece and prop screams of authenticity.

    I also adore Robert and Elizabeth's love…