Welcome to Part 1 of the Legend of Music. Let’s jump right in. Continue reading “The Legend of Music Part 1: Link’s Awakening”
Any fan of the Legend of Zelda series can tell you the role of music features just as much importance as Link, Zelda, and Gannon themselves.
Thanks to the newest episode of the ongoing Kotaku YouTube series called Found In Translation: Final Fantasy VII the amount of emotion and meaning that gets lost in translation when expressing Japanese in another language has been a hot topic among me and my friends. Japanese is such a nuanced and beautiful language that even one word can convey so much more than its “counterpart” in let’s say, English. Continue reading “Final Fantasy X: Caught Between Cultures”
I’ll start with a bit of a disclaimer – I have never been a fan of car movies. Cars are nice and all, but I find them to be quite a boring subject matter in a narrative. However, I really loved Baby Driver. Let me tell you why. Continue reading “Baby Driver: the Power of Song”
Yesterday I went to see La La Land. I had pretty great expectations, but I was still taken by surprise at how deeply its portrayal of what it is like to have dreams moved me. Continue reading “La La Land: An Ode to Dreams and Dreamers”