Guava Island

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Donald Glover released his latest artistic endeavor last month on Amazon Prime, and this time it’s a short film by the name of “Guava Island”. Most art that Donald churns out is of high quality, and for the most part, “Guava Island” is no exception. Yet, there is a feeling of squandered opportunities here that make it feel less like a powerful short film and more like a long, self-glorifying music video.


Dear Ex

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This unassuming Taiwanese indie film acquired by Netflix is a rare achievement in both film-making and story-telling, and it’s the best movie I’ve seen so far this year.