This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Dark River, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, That Obscure Object of Desire, Tripple Frontier, and The Old Man and The Gun.
Nightcrawler was an incredible directorial debut for Dan Gilroy and it featured a fantastic performance of Jake Gyllenhaal. His second film, however, was received less well and was perceived as boring by quite a few people. Still, when Velvet Buzzsaw was announced, I got quite excited, as he was teaming up again with Gyllenhaal and … Continue reading Opinion: “Velvet Buzzsaw” (2019)
This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Amadeus, Belgica, Widows, The Sisters Brothers, and Bohemian Rhapsody. Amadeus is truly one of the best films ever made. The performance of Tom Hulce as Mozart was phenomenal, but F. Murray Abraham, who played his nemesis, was excellent as well. The film’s perfectly paced; … Continue reading Shorties #27: “Amadeus”, “Belgica”, “Widows”, “The Sisters Brothers”, and “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Peter Berg was on his way to become qualified as a good director. Ever since Lone Survivor, he’s made nothing but great films. Then Mile 22 came around; the not-so-surprising flop if you’d seen the trailer, but very surprising flop if you’d seen the director’s previous films. It was panned by critics and audiences alike, … Continue reading Opinion: “Mile 22” (2018)
Mission Impossible II, is it really the worst?
As you might know by now, I’m a big fan of the Mission: Impossible franchise. It lays close to my heart for multiple reasons, so the sole idea of a new installment had me excited, but it supposedly being one of the best action films in years and the best film in the series, made … Continue reading Opinion: “Mission: Impossible Fallout” (2018)
Wes Anderson and stop-motion can’t go wrong, right? Correct, it can’t and Isle of Dogs has proven that once again. As you might’ve known, this film appeared on my 5 Things I’m Looking Forward to in 2018 list that I published at the beginning of this year. My motivation for putting it on that list … Continue reading Opinion: “Isle of Dogs” (2018)
This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: United 93, Wind River, The Cabin in the Woods, Brigsby Bear and Miss Stevens.
This article will have short reviews of the following films in this order: Deadpool 2, Anon, Lady Bird, Bullhead, and Black Panther. With more fleshed out characters that have a well-executed arc and with better-developed humor, Deadpool 2 makes for one of the better sequels to have come out in recent years. It felt like a … Continue reading Shorties #11: “Deadpool 2”, “Anon”, “Lady Bird”, “Bullhead”, and “Black Panther”
Back in the beginning of 2009, a young director appeared on the film scene with his amazing debut called Moon, a fun and clever film with an amazing performance by Sam Rockwell; it was all around great. Two years later, he released his second film, Source Code, which also was a really well-made film. Another … Continue reading Opinion: “Mute” (2018)