I Was Born But… was a quintessential coming of age story. A story that has not changed too drastically for generations, but also one that remains meaningful and impactful for all ages.
Memories – what to remember and what to forget? Director Christopher Nolan explores how our own memories can be manipulated and decieving in Memento, one of his early and most-acclaimed films.
Finally, a Netflix Original that really stands out! Devilman Crybaby is an anime that is darkly brutal and honest, yet still manages to stay true to the spirit of its original 1970s manga.
Chinese-American author Maxine Hong Kingston explores how gender is intertwined with culture in a semi-biographical memoir collection titled “The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts”.
The Road (2009) is a story of raw and emotionally-impactful survival. There is the daily struggle, the emotional breakdown, the little joy of finding a can of Coca-Cola in a long-abandon vending machine, the rare moments of family bonding, the fear of facing threats uncertain, unknown, and unforgiving, or the loss of a loved one.