Film Week

A Brief History of Animation

The separation between fantasy and reality has been clear throughout history, but even when creating unimaginable worlds, from the Forbidden Forest in Harry Potter to the Death Star in Star Wars, writers and filmmakers always find a way to pull us in. As years pass actors come and go and movie stars rise and fall, … Continue reading A Brief History of Animation

Inception Review

“You never remember the beginning of your dreams, do you? You just turn up in the middle of what’s going on.” Dom Cobb said this while he was putting together a group of people to fish into the subconscious minds of others and to take the information to possibly help Dom fix a past wrong … Continue reading Inception Review

Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra Review

Avatar:‌ ‌The‌ ‌Last‌ ‌Airbender‌‌ ‌and‌ ‌‌The‌ ‌Legend‌ ‌of‌ ‌Korra‌‌ ‌are‌ ‌two‌ ‌of‌ ‌my‌ ‌favourite‌ ‌shows.‌ ‌I‌ ‌don’t‌ ‌know‌ ‌about‌ ‌you‌ ‌but‌ ‌they‌ ‌are‌ ‌perfect‌ ‌shows‌ ‌to‌ ‌watch‌ ‌when‌ ‌you’re‌ ‌bored,‌ ‌need‌ ‌a‌ ‌new‌ ‌show,‌ ‌or‌ ‌are‌ ‌looking‌ ‌for‌ ‌something‌ ‌different‌ ‌to‌ ‌watch.‌ ‌While‌ ‌they‌ ‌have‌ ‌their‌ ‌differences,‌ ‌ATLA‌ ‌and‌ ‌LOK‌ ‌are‌ ‌based‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌same‌ ‌general‌ ‌elements‌ ‌-‌ ‌pun‌ … Continue reading Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra Review

The Role of Music in Movies

Film music: from magical soundtracks that accompany your favorite major motion pictures, to popular songs played on the radio countless times, to original songs made especially for movies where cinema goes music follows. Now it’s film week here at The City Voice and as you know I love music! When you put ‘em both together, you … Continue reading The Role of Music in Movies

Star Trek Discovery Season 3 Trailer Responds to a Dark World with Hope

When CBS announced their intention so start developing new Star Trek shows back in 2017, they took the franchise where no Federation crew had gone before: pessimism. Rather than zipping around the galaxy with the Federation’s trademark relentless optimism the crew of Star Trek: Discovery faced a terrible war that threatened to consume not only … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery Season 3 Trailer Responds to a Dark World with Hope