St. Marla's Journal

A Collection of Film Writings

Welcome to St. Marla's Journal, a place where film is the main focus. This is an avenue for film reviews and film analysis. I made this so that I could share different views and ideas that film brings to people. I hope you enjoy the writings! Scroll to read more...


Braid: Is The Trip Worth It?

It’s always intriguing to see the different ways film manifests itself. There is the family friendly CG wonders that Pixar creates. There is also the hand painted adorable films with powerful messages that Studio Ghibli has in its library. With filmmakers one could look at the slow descent into madness that Darren Aronofsky presents with films such as “Black Swan” or “mother!” or Ana Lily Amirpour and her too-cool-for-school tone that rears its gorgeous head in “The Bad Batch



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