The opening of First Man is shaky – very, very shaky. It is 1961. Test pilot Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) is in flight, as close to the stratosphere as he can get. His plane’s instruments are vibrating. It’s not just … Continue reading First Man – Review
There’s a lot of detraction against the film industry. Many folks are dismayed about the industry and its state of affairs. Between over-inflated ticket prices, remakes and countless sequels, big movies telling the same story, and underwhelming blockbusters, it’s easy … Continue reading La La Land – Review
Bladerunner 2049 is visually arresting and overlong. *Full disclosure, I only saw Bladerunner last year, and fell in love as all others did before me. Set 30 years after the original, this sequel tells the story of an advanced replicant, … Continue reading Bladerunner 2049 – Review
What unspools is two hours and nine minutes of unbridled boredom, in which the viewer is invited to reflect, ‘why am I here? Why do I watch movies? Is this a movie? Why can’t Malick make films with real people who are closer to the characters instead of stars? Is it because he needs finance? But what do the actors get out of it? Where’s the exit? Continue reading Song to Song – Review
La La Land is a heartbreakingly perfect musical number that is the ideal start to your 2017 cinematic journey. With possibly the best traffic jam sequence in film history; not to mention the insanely catchy song, from the first note this … Continue reading La La Land – Review
La La Land comes out in one week’s time, and there are many of us who are chomping at the bit to finally get our hands on what has been touted as one of the best films of the year. … Continue reading La La Land – Final Trailer!