What if I had decided to go to that school instead? What if I had worked harder? What if I could have led a better life than the one I am living right now? We would be lying to ourselves if we said that such thoughts have never crossed our minds.
Everything Everywhere All At Once brings these ideas to the fore through its main character, Evelyn Quan, and the tragedy that is her life. The film’s unique blend of sci-fi and absurdist comedy has left many of its viewers reflecting on their lives; which is maybe what many of us need right now — a new perspective.
You may have seen clips circulating on TikTok, or perhaps as a thumbnail of half-naked men on your YouTube recommended. However, South Korea’s new military reality show is more than just ripped men fighting in mud and rain.
The second season of Netflix Original Love 101 is finally out. True to its title, this beloved Turkish drama is all about love. The series explores the ups and downs of being a teenager – ranging from academic life to family problems.
Season two delves deeper into such issues, offering a more realistic yet grim outlook while highlighting the importance of friendship. Ignite Media’s Darcel teleports us to 1998 Istanbul to talk about the final season of her favourite dizi.
While some are surprised by how the nine-episode series goes beyond senseless killing with an underlying tale reflecting Korean society, this isn’t anything new in the world of Korean dramas and movies.
So, should we be less surprised by the success of international media? Ignite’s Janelle shares her take on the series and the Hallyu scene.
Fancy watching an artistic movie? Portrait of a Lady on Fire tells a compelling, bittersweet tale of a forbidden romance. In this article, Ignite’s Keith looks at how the film is so much more than just a cookie-cutter love story.
Long-time fan Darcel laments about the end of the series, and the disappointment of the unanswered questions of the finale.