Review – Sully: Miracle on the Hudson

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Sully: Miracle on the Hudson, directed by Clint Eastwood, is a structurally unconventional film – something I’m not opposed too. However, in the context of this film, it felt distracting and messy. I never felt like I got a clear, coherent idea of the primary characters in the film, and despite some solid performances, I was left struggling to connect myself to a film that lacked some genuine humanity. So I should probably get this review underway, as I certainly have some things to say. Read more

Review – Nocturnal Animals

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Nocturnal Animals, directed by Tom Ford, is sinister and dark film. What immediately stood-out to me about it, was the way Ford presents his characters within his films; not only from a characteristic perspective, but also a visual one as well. Much like his previous film (‘A Single Man’) I found myself hypnotised by the honesty in his film, but this time around I was also transfixed by the subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) cruelty within, Nocturnal Animals. There’s much to say about this one, so let’s get this review underway. Read more

Review – Mr. Holmes

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Mr. Holmes, directed by Bill Condon is a sedate, sweet film that offers a refreshing little story about Sherlock Holmes in his later life. Mr. Holmes makes no attempt to stray away from the familiar and is a film that won’t redefine the already well established image of the character, but is one that newer fans to the faithful old detective may struggle with. Read more