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”
This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: The Children Act, Wonder, Breathe (Respire), Mowgli, and Seagulls Die in the Harbour (Meeuwen Sterven in de Haven.
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)
Here's another animated review, this time it's for Netflix's Apostle. It's decent. The review is a bit longer than my previous one, but then again, this one has around double the number of frames. Here's the review: And that's it. And since I didn't get any feedback last time let me try again 🙂 What did … Continue reading Opinion: “Apostle” (2018)
So here's something new. After I saw The Thing and started writing my shorties for it, I suddenly thought to myself: "Wouldn't it be fun to animate this review?". So I did, and here's the result. It took quite some time to make since there's some storyboarding involved and quite a lot of frames (about 230). Every frame … Continue reading Opinion: “The Thing” (1982)
When Under the Silver Lake got mixed reviews at Cannes, I became slightly worried, though when YMS talked positively about it, I became cautiously optimistic. I really liked the director’s previous film, It Follows, the cast was filled with great actors, and the main premise seemed interesting; it had a lot of things going for it, … Continue reading Opinion: “Under The Silver Lake” (2018)
This article will have short reviews of the following films in this order: Hereditary, The Florida Project, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., A Few Good Men, and We Need to Talk About Kevin.
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)