The Body Electric: An Analysis of Gender and Identity in Julia Ducournau’s Titane

*The following article contains major spoilers of the movie. Titane is a movie about gender and identity. Even though this might blend in with an original horror story about sex, murder, and father and son relationships, Julia Ducournau builds her film in a way where the physical female body is constantly challenged to fit or … Continue reading The Body Electric: An Analysis of Gender and Identity in Julia Ducournau’s Titane

A Peasant’s Life: 10 Essential Movies About Farms and Farmers

2020 and 2021 have really been about me watching movies. Just like everybody else, I was forced to stay home due to the pandemic and decided to take this opportunity to watch as many movies as possible, especially the ones that had been on my watch-list for years. With that, I’ve decided to make a … Continue reading A Peasant’s Life: 10 Essential Movies About Farms and Farmers

The Best Criterion Collection Releases of 2021

As we approach Black Friday and the end of 2021, I’ve decided to talk about some of the best Criterion Collection releases of the year. It wasn’t a strong catalog compared to the one of 2020, with titles such as Come and See, Parasite, Beau Travail, and Crash. However, we had many important foreign titles and … Continue reading The Best Criterion Collection Releases of 2021

São Paulo International Film Festival | 2021

Papiro & Mint is back to talk about one of the most exciting moments of the year: film festival season! This will be the first time I’ll be attending the São Paulo International Film Festival in person since 2019 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, while I’ll also be watching many titles online since the festival … Continue reading São Paulo International Film Festival | 2021