Review – Moonlight

moonlight

Moonlight, written and directed by Barry Jenkins, is raw, real and human. I was instantly pulled into this film; the characters and their stories was something that I just wanted to watch, and become a part of their journey. Jenkins achieves a lot in this film – it’s actually kind of unbelievable the feelings this film elicits. I was stunned by the characters and the performances behind them, and I was in awe of just how upfront and honest the film was in its filming and overall approach to its subject. I’m looking forward to writing this review, as there is much to say, so let’s get to it. Read more

Review – Our Kind of Traitor

Our Kind of Traitor

Our Kind of Traitor, directed by Susanna White, is a film that fails to lead to anything of worth and delivers a film completely void of tension or substance. This is a film with potential in the beginning, there is an interesting style to it all, but unfortunately it gets lost in itself quickly and soon forgets to payoff anything that it at first seemed so intent on presenting to you. So let’s get this review under way and see what went wrong. Read more

Review – Spectre

Spectre

Spectre, directed by Sam Mendes, is a Bond film that seems unsure of what it wants to be. On the one hand this is a Bond film that continues its edgier run (those now classic Daniel Craig beat down scenes return), yet on the other hand Spectre wants to at times settle in and enjoy the comforts of past glories – trying to have both, means that the film does give off some mixed messages, and makes for a confusing film. Read more