Gareth Evans

‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’: Grief, Motherhood, and Spirit Possession

Ouija Origin of Evil

‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’ may be a prequel, but it is first and foremost a tragic character piece. One in which a previously strong family dynamic is torn apart when malicious forces use Alice’s grief to manipulate her.

‘Inside Out’: Does Riley Lack Agency?

Inside Out Riley

Does Riley make decisions of her own, or are her decisions made for her by Anger, Disgust, Fear, Joy, and Sadness? … If Riley were completely subject to the whim of her emotions, they would be able to control her in any way at any time. However, ‘Inside Out’ repeatedly conveys that there are limits to what they can do when they interact with Riley.

‘Despicable Me 2’: One of These Things Is Not Like the Other

Despicable Me 2 poster This is a guest post by Gareth Evans. I really enjoyed the first Despicable Me movie. The characters were all a lot of fun, the bond between Gru and his adopted daughters was believable, and the world that the movie built was interesting. When the sequel came out, I saw it […]