Alex Garland’s second directorial effort again lands itself in the science-fiction genre, though this time around it is not as easy to explain. The synopsis for the film doesn’t show any of its cards, simply stating that, “A biologist signs up for a dangerous,… Continue Reading “ANNIHILATION ”
While it is no The Room – though nothing will ever come close to that – this is certainly a movie that is hard not to laugh if watching from a bare but nonetheless present critical viewpoint. Based in the era of the Cold… Continue Reading “DRUNKEN REVIEWS: RED SPARROW ”
Unfortunately messages like this need to be a part of blockbuster superhero films, as an emotional drama simply doesn’t appeal to the masses. Sad, but the reality we live in. Mudbound starts slow but it is soon evident that the film has a powerful… Continue Reading “MUDBOUND ”
Taking its cue from Logan, Deadpool and Thor, Marvel have again created a film that is in no way generic, as in, it is not user-friendly trite like most of Marvel’s recent films. They are lame and uninspired, with no stakes on the line,… Continue Reading “DRUNKEN REVIEWS: BLACK PANTHER ”
Originally written for Cinemaaxis.com The Mountain of SGaana starts with a fisherman buried in his phone, until he sees the ‘mouse woman’, a character from Haida mythology, who begins to knit a spiritual universe that the skipper is far from ready for. Once we… Continue Reading “SHORT FILM: The Mountain of SGaana ”
Originally written for Cinemaaxis.com Based on a true story circa early 1940’s Belfast, fictionalised to make for a family movie, Zoo centres around Tom, a young teen whose father has left home to fight for his country. He worked at the local zoo, which… Continue Reading “ZOO ”
The awesome and perpetually funny m.brown is hosting a yearly blogathon, and I think its time I took part!! Its simple and fun – exactly what a blogathon should be! The ‘rules’: “To participate, simply choose the top four of anything cinematic and explain why they… Continue Reading “Blogathon ’18: Mt. Rushmore of Movies”
Paul Thomas Anderson has done it again: creating an incredible film from subject matter that at first seems like an odd and uninteresting choice. A film about oil was the core for a thrilling film. Here, he takes the eras of 1950’s dressmaking and… Continue Reading “PHANTOM THREAD ”
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