Review – The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us, directed by Hany Abu-Assad, feels like a film that is unwilling to give the necessary time or focus to… anything. Much of the film is rushed in the beginning and from that we are expected to care about two people who are hollow shells with a single characteristic each. There seemed to be a want to make this about the two leads and they’re growing relationship within a life-threatening situation but it fails at that, and thus the only aspect it could have maybe fallen back on (surviving after crashing on a snowy mountain) is left with nothing to ever make it feel like a contributing part of the film. I’m going to struggle to find anything positive to say about this film, but let’s get to the review. Read more

Review – Triple 9

Triple 9

Triple 9, directed by John Hillcoat is a film that jumps headfirst into the raw reality of its world. This is a film that weaves a web of broken and messed up characters into a world that does not treat its inhabitants very kindly. Backed by tense action and its own rules – Triple 9 is a film that, whether you like it or not, brings you kicking and screaming into its scary environments. Read more

Review – Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, directed by Danny Boyle and written by the always divisive Aaron Sorkin. This is a film that is chalk full of Sorkin-esque dialogue, a wonderful visual style, and a cast of actors who never once miss a beat. Despite this film being very small in scope, Steve Jobs as a film delivers something memorable and attention grabbing. Read more