Review – Hacksaw Ridge

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Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson, is a rousing film that is very giving, in terms of the time it offers the audience to understand and connect with its main character. But it is also a film that is completely unflinching in its depiction of the battle that took place on Hacksaw Ridge. It was in that generous amount of time with the main character, that the film finds its footing, which later on makes the experience all the more poignant. So there is much to take in when watching the film, which is good for me as that makes for a review with much to say. So let’s get to it. Read more

Review – Everest

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‘Everest’, directed by Baltasar Kormákur is a visually engrossing film, filled with stunning vistas and some unbelievably realistic looking mountain top scenes. The film his hurt a little by its crowded – underdeveloped cast, but brings a lot of what it offers together into something unforgettable in the end. Read more

Review – Cake

Cake

Cake, directed by Daniel Barnz is an emotionally draining film that tries its best to ingratiate you with its main character Claire (played by Jennifer Aniston) but with some egregiously slow, under developed characters and plot, Cake ends up not hitting all of the marks that it wants to. Read more