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No Really, Limitless Is A Bonkers Franchise

Get CuriosityStream 40% off at https://curiositystream.com/justwrite Twitter ▶ https://www.twitter.com/SageHyden Patreon ▶ https://www.patreon.com/justwrite Oh boy, I sure do have a lot to say about the 2011 movie, Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper. In this video, at how Eddie Morra is a strangely timely figure and the hypocrisy of elite philanthropy. Music: “Electric Mantis – Daybreak | Majestic […]

Why Mulan Mattered

The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/justwrite11201 Support the channel: https://www.patreon.com/justwrite Mulan holds a very special place in my heart. In this video I talk about why and why the new live-action adaptation is less than satisfying. Follow me on twitter: https://twitter.com/sagehyden Music: “Electric […]

Let’s Fix X-Men: Days Of Future Past (ft. Nando v Movies)

The first 1000 people to use the link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/justwrite19 Support the channel: https://www.patreon.com/justwrite X-Men: Days of Future Past is… fine? Let’s see if we can make it great. Thanks to Nando v Movies for the assist! His links: Nando’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf29Sq6-XxLQG_XuJwMHaFg Nando’s Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/mostly-nitpicking/id717997884 Nando’s Days […]

Limitless Is A Bonkers Franchise

Get a full month of MUBI FOR FREE: http://mubi.com/justwrite Support the channel: https://www.patreon.com/justwrite In the first of two videos, I take a look at the 2011 film Limitless, neoliberalism, and nootropics. With the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union. Twitter: https://twitter.com/sagehyden ***** Music: “Electric Mantis – Daybreak | Majestic Color” […]

Why I Liked The Last Of Us Part II

Sign up for CuriosityStream and get Nebula for free: https://curiositystream.com/justwrite Support the channel: https://www.patreon.com/justwrite The Last Of Us Part II makes a controversial decision at its midpoint. In this video, I talk about what I got out of that experience and why I think it works. Not much else. Just wanted to talk about the […]

The Hunger Games: Revolutions Are Hard To Write

The first 1000 people will get 2 months of Skillshare free: https://skl.sh/justwrite18 Donate to help the protests: https://bailfunds.github.io Many science fiction and fantasy stories depict rebellions, but we rarely get to see how they’re formed and they are often sidelined by the actions of the main character. In this video, I take a look at […]

The Movies That Inspired Knives Out

The first 1000 people get 2 months of Skillshare free: https://skl.sh/justwrite17 Twitter ▶ https://www.twitter.com/SageHyden Patreon ▶ https://www.patreon.com/justwrite Knives Out made me fall in love with the murder mystery genre. In this video, I look at the 10 movies that inspired Knives Out and which ones you should watch while social distancing. Join the community! Website […]

How Knives Out Switches Genres (Twice)

Get a 30 day trial of Audible at http://www.audible.com/justwrite or text “justwrite” to 500-500. Twitter ▶ https://www.twitter.com/SageHyden Patreon ▶ https://www.patreon.com/justwrite Knives Out has an incredibly innovative story structure. In this video, I look at how the movie borrows common elements from two different genres to create something completely new. Join the community! Website ▶ https://www.justwritemedia.com […]

How Parasite (And Every Bong Joon-ho Film) Critiques Class

The first 500 people who click the link in the description will get 2 free months of Skillshare Premium: https://skl.sh/justwrite16 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/SageHyden Support the channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/justwrite Parasite is one of last year’s best films and an incredible critique of class. In this video, I dive into the rest of writer-director Bong Joon-ho’s filmography […]

The Rise Of Skywalker Is The Most Frustrating JJ Abrams Film

Get 2 Months of Skillshare For Free: https://skl.sh/justwrite15 Support the channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/justwrite Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/SageHyden The Rise of Skywalker suffers from all of the usual problems I have in JJ Abrams movies. Here’s why. Join the community! Website ▶ https://www.justwritemedia.com Twitter ▶ https://www.twitter.com/SageHyden Facebook ▶ https://www.facebook.com/JustWriteYoutube For more: Film Crit Hulk on The Force […]

A Disney Monopoly Is A Problem (According To Disney’s Recess)

Get 2 Months of Skillshare For Free: https://skl.sh/justwrite14 Support the channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/justwrite Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/SageHyden Disney nearly has a monopoly in the film industry. Let’s talk about that with a little help from TJ. Works Cited: ‘A monopolistic blob’: what the Disney/Fox merger means for cinema https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/mar/20/a-monopolistic-blob-what-the-disneyfox-merger-means-for-cinema It’s Time to Break Up Disney. https://prospect.org/power/time-to-break-up-disney-monopoly/ […]

Joker: Should Movies Teach Morality?

Get 2 months of Skillshare for free at https://skl.sh/justwrite13 Support the channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/justwrite Really had to resist calling this “what we talk about when we talk about Joker.” Subscribe: http://ow.ly/AUy430iyp46 More From Just Write: http://ow.ly/cVei30iyp6g Join the community! Website ▶ https://www.justwritemedia.com Twitter ▶ https://www.twitter.com/SageHyden Facebook ▶ http://ow.ly/6u9Z30iyp8J Music by Epidemic Sound. Other Music: […]