And why is it yet so heart-breaking.

Fleabag is one of the best shows I’ve seen in years.

Only two seasons served to create a hysterically-honest and devastating world with so much lessons to deliver. Phoebe Waller-Bridge stars as main character and creator. And this is great.

Golden Globes, Emmys, Baftas. Fleabag not only became an adored…


Because stories will never be left behind.

Is not every start of a brand-new year that we get to exhale heavily, hopefully flourishing away all disasters of the year left behind. That, certainly, was my welcome to 2021. …


Everyone needs to calm down. This movie was not (that) bad

It was Halloween night. My sister and I were scrolling through Netflix. She suddenly came up with the perfect horror movie that would build-up to a set of — I quote — “truly terrifying moments.” I panicked.

“Wanna watch this one here, instead?” I started pressing randomly at the remote…


If not, you’re no human.

It only took two and a half minutes for me to start sobbing. Just like it happened to me, people were incredulous at how can a 12-minute short film could bring them to tears.

Netflix’s animated short, If Anything Happens I Love You, builds a touching and heartbreaking story through…


This is how cinema captures your attention.

Ricciotto Canudo lived in Paris. He was an early Italian film theoretician who worked side by side with avant-garde writers and artists.

In 1913 he published Montjoie!, a bimonthly magazine promoting Cubism in particular. Sometime before, in his manifesto The Birth of the Sixth Art, published in 1911, Canudo argued…


7 simple ways to improve your writing.

One of the many questions new writers worry about is what it takes to be a great writer.

Not a long time ago, I decided writing would be the core of my career. Discovering writing as one of my passions was a slow process.

Like any other passion, it started…


Is a question that’s been revolving some time ago.

Franchises are the norm. These past few years the vast majority of movies have been reboots, remakes, spin-offs, or crossovers. Because of this, we keep asking ourselves if it’s true that cinema is running out of ideas when it comes to producing new projects.

That’s a viewpoint will be discussing…


You’re a loser, unless you change how you see this.

It never feels good. Rejection never feels good.

Mostly when we’re first-timers because we get the feeling that our work, our effort is useless. We aren’t good enough.

“I guess this is not my thing. I thought I loved writing. I thought this idea was exclusive. …


You go nowhere if you just have the idea.

Every day, new projects; business, blogs, events, are getting started all over the globe.

Having an idea to communicate with your team and take decisions from there will make your product a success. Except, it takes more than just this.

When Walt Disney was a kid he wanted to create…


How to enjoy your creative process and be more productive in your days.

Creative work is hard. You can be starting out, worn out, starting again, or already successful, but the question remains the same: How to keep going?

Today’s world adds even more pressure, because creativity has become the one principle to develop almost any type of skill, communicate effectively, and attract…

Anabel Estrella

I’m here: anabelestrella.com. I'm a 19-year-old whose passion is writing. Entertainment, creativity, self. Whatever I find interest in to learn and help others.

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