#5 VOD Film in 2022: The King of Staten Island

https://youtu.be/azkVr0VUSTA 5.5/10 In honor of writer/director Judd Apatow’s latest film, “The Bubble” recently hitting Netflix (review coming soon), I thought I would look back at his most recent film, 2020’s “The King of Staten Island” which went straight to VOD due coming out in summer of 2020, in the midst of the China Virus. This … Continue reading #5 VOD Film in 2022: The King of Staten Island

#3 VOD Film in 2022: Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

https://youtu.be/1W8m1IjLJB8 8/10 Bhutan’s first ever entry to garner an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film, “Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” (which I will refer to simply as “Lunana” going forward) is a heartwarming and inspiring film worth checking out. The story of a young man who wants to pursue singing in Australia if … Continue reading #3 VOD Film in 2022: Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

#2 VOD Film in 2022: Ascension

https://youtu.be/c7Z4DRhy9pI 5.5/10 Nominated for Best Documentary at this Sunday’s Academy Awards, “Ascension” takes a contemporary look at life for the average Chinese worker and highlights how Communism takes away individuality and replaces it with a worship to the company you work for. I definitely understand what director Jessica Kingdon was going for with this movie. … Continue reading #2 VOD Film in 2022: Ascension