When I created a poll on Instagram last night asking my friends "Which Shrek is the best Shrek?" I had never expected to start a war. What soon followed was me being awoken in the early hours of the morning to cries of "How could you think Shrek one is the best one?!?!?!" and "Shrek Two is obviously superior!" Needless to say, this has now been a debate lasting all day and ruining more friendships than a game of monopoly. So, I am here to settle the argument once and for all and justify why Shrek one is the best film in the Shrek franchise. (This is a blog post I wrote for Buzzfeed in 2018)
If there is one film you need to watch this year, it's this one. Sorrow. Grief. Rage. There are no words in existence that could explain the impact that this film had on me. More than a solid storyline, poignant cinematography, and well-thought-out characters, The Hate U Give (THUG) is a masterpiece that causes its viewers to deeply empathise, to react, and to reflect on our own privilege in today's society. With incredible power, THUG refuses to give in to injustice from the law, nor will it excuse ignorance from the majorities. It reminds us that racism still exists today, is still a part of the mainstream, and is being ignored now more than ever...
This review was written by a positive Alex Lewis and a less-so Jessie Paige. Opinions of the film are debated, offering a wider audience reception.
A video dating back from when Death Note was newly released. It recounts the plot, judging the film as a standalone rather than in comparison to the anime.