I saw Hidden Figures back in early January at a preview screening at Odeon. Since then I’ve been bombarded by trailer after trailer for the film. This wouldn’t be a problem if it were a teaser we were talking about, but no. The final Hidden Figures trailer is the most tragic case of spoiling an… Continue reading Trailer comparison: Hidden Figures and Fences.
Victoria is a German film that was disqualified from competing for an Oscar this year because of its high percentage of English dialogue (because you know, unless a foreign film fits within the confines of actually being ‘foreign language’ then it’s pretty much discredited across the board). Regardless, it did win six awards at the… Continue reading Victoria.
“The dark side is a pathway to many abilities; some considered to be unnatural.” Let’s rewind ten years. I was fifteen years old. Had enjoyed the first two Star Wars prequels but knew, deep down, they weren’t perfect films. Despite the disappointment that had greeted those movies across the board, anticipation for Revenge of the… Continue reading Revenge of the Sith (2005).
Warning: this post contains significant spoilers and I believe it shouldn’t be read if you have not yet seen Denis Villeneuve’s film Enemy (2013). If you like good movies, especially those that make you think, then you could love it and will at least find it interesting. I promise. Now, trusting that you have watched… Continue reading Revisiting Enemy.