AMBUSH! Arts & Culture
“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”
― Émile Zola
― Émile Zola
August Movie Reviews
by Associate Editor: Derek Curley 19'
Crazy Rich Asians and The Meg are two big movies for the month of August. The two movies overall were exceptional and got even better with snacks and a couple of friends. The rest of the article will have many SPOILERS regarding both movies.
Crazy Rich Asians is a drama, romance, and comedy movie. The movie was released this month, August 15. Since the release, the movie has made over 50 million dollars at the box office . The movie is about a couple, Rachel Chu and Nick Young, who went to Singapore for a wedding. Rachel then, finds out about Nick comes from an extremely wealthy family. After finding out, Rachel does not let the money change anything regarding her feelings or intentions with Nick. A conflict then arrives when Nick's family is not as accepting as the couple hoped. Crazy Rich Asians will have you feeling either angry, sympathetic or just laughing throughout the movie.
Crazy Rich Asians would be a great movie for those who like romances but also love a good laugh.
The Meg is a thriller fantasy film. This movie was released on August 10th of this year. The title is shortened from the original word, Megalodon. Megalodon was believed to be extinct as it was the largest prehistoric ocean predator. Warner Bros. Entertainment brings the enormous shark to life. In the movie, a group of scientist go into the depths of the ocean to make observations and do more research. While on their journey, something had attacked them, which caused them to evacuate and resurface. Years later, another expedition was done and the same events took place again. Instead of resurfacing, the group was stuck at the bottom of the ocean; they were injured and losing oxygen. The team was rescued but the prehistoric shark was exposed to the world, leading to numerous deaths and injuries.
The Meg is a captivating movie for those who love jumpscares because there is quite a few throughout the movie.