As always, many thanks to Courtney of Cinemaaxis.com. This story may revolve around Catholicism and its traditions and beliefs, but the film transcends this framework and, incredibly, manages to avoid any political bias. The airtight script creates a consistent, relaxed tone: the chemistry between… Continue Reading “THE TWO POPES ”
Originally written for: Directed by Ali Akbarzadeh, Written by Ali Akbarzadeh and Christopher Dollar Starring: Lawrence Lessig, Tim Wu, Peter Ludlow The concept of ‘net neutrality’ was something I had heard mentioned a few times, but had no idea of the meaning. It seemed… Continue Reading “KILLSWITCH ”
Directed by Stephen Daldry Written by Richard Curtis (screenplay), Andy Mulligan (novel) Starring: Rooney Mara, Martin Sheen, Wagner Moura written by jordan dodd A man is being chased. He is desperately running into an inevitable dead-end after trying to steal from a politician; a… Continue Reading “TRASH ”
Directed by David O. Russell, written by Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C.K. and Robert De Niro I don’t get excited for movie releases. I’ve not allowed myself to, after so… Continue Reading “AMERICAN HUSTLE  –FUTHER INTO THE ARCHIVES–”
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Posted on October 4, 2019 by Jordan Dodd
A breath of fresh air after Marvel’s onslaught of movies that all looked, felt and sounded the same, and also DC’s rather lacklustre efforts all-round, Joker is a dark, twisted and unsettling character study of a neglected, abused and very sick man who, obviously, slowly… Continue Reading “JOKER ”
Category: 2019, FilmTags: #USA, 2019, character study, childhood trauma, Dark, firearms, insanity, Joaquin Phoenix, medication, mental illness, October release, politics, school shootings, social commentary, TIFF 2019, Todd Phillips, toxic relationships