Review – Manchester by the Sea

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Manchester by the Sea, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, captures brilliantly the true struggle of life, while also highlighting its more awkward, unintentionally funny side. This film took be on an incredible (get ready for a lot of hyperbolic words in this review) emotional journey; from laughter/giggles, to concerned empathy and all the way to the point where I was struggling to hold back tears. I was – more than once – overwhelmed by the completely human story that, Manchester by the Sea focused on, and my adoration for it is boundless, as you’ll see in this review. So let’s get to it, and explore all the achievements of this film. Read more

Review – Demolition

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Demolition, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and written by Bryan Sipe, is a brilliantly executed character film. With quick, meaningful dialogue, and a host of characters that are very much outside the norm – Demolition is a film with a deep emotional core, but it is an emotional core that is damaged and in need of some help. I really became invested in this film and was surprised with what it ended up offering, but what were those offerings? Let’s jump into this review and see. Read more