As I sometimes feel closer to television than with a cinema, I decided to post my recommendation list of the shows that were, for me, best this year. 2021 was a rich year for television. We've received many surprises. Many shows became beacons of hope and comfort for those deeply affected by the pandemic and … Continue reading Personal Favorite Television Shows of 2021
In terms of change, it was an interesting year for the cinema as well; it demonstrated that we are maturing into diversity and its rightful representation on screen, but we still have a lot to learn. Nonetheless, the creators delivered positions that, I am confident, will become timeless as the years pass. Each is unique, and each had something that piqued my interest in some way.
Midnight Mass manages to completely perplex the viewer and provoke further discussion on the subjects of faith, its often damaging influence, and rebirth, both metaphorically and literally in the show. The series also addresses the issues of guilt and sobriety.
And that's where the spectacle begins. Miller and Liz Garbuz, the director of the final episode, orchestrate a true tour-de-force, brilliant in perception and execution. The creators serve us yet another surprise that forces us to stand up and clench our fists in anticipation.
While the the film explores the issues of poverty and the consequences of economic failure, its true magic lies within the amazing stories that Fern (Frances McDormand) hears throughout her voyage, and the strong relationships she builds. Nomadland is its most prominent aspect, the film also teaches us the value of living in the now.