Review – War Machine

War Machine, written and directed by David Michôd, is a film that approaches its main topic in a tonally surprising way. It then also evolves its tone in a way that doesn’t usually work out well, but in War Machine, it actually elevates the effect of the overall film, and helps it to surprise you with a few emotional gut punches that you don’t see coming. And then there is of course the very interesting performance from, Brad Pitt – a performance that I think will divide opinion. But let’s dispense with the intro and the sweeping statements and actually get into the more detailed review. So let’s get to it. Read more

Review – Allied

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Allied, directed by Robert Zemeckis, at its core has two actors with a believable and engrossing chemistry. From the first time the two characters meet, to the final scene of the film, you believe in the relationship that drives this film. It’s just a shame that the film doesn’t give it the time or the space that it needs to develop fully. There is certainly something enchanting about this film, but the problems are difficult to not see. So let’s get a review underway, and see how the film shapes up. Read more