[This post was originally written 29th August 2016] I honestly thought I was going to come out hating this more than I did TERMINATOR GENISYS (funningly enough also starring Jai Courtney). But to my wonder I didn’t; although I didn’t love it either.
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SWISS ARMY MAN.
[This post was originally written 11th October 2016] I honestly didn’t know that this year would’ve made me want to grab life and make something of it, and the main reason for it would have been SWISS ARMY MAN.
THE VANISHING OF SIDNEY HALL.
[This is an altered version of a post originally featured on Hidden Remote] THE VANISHING OF SIDNEY HALL is a film where I can feel all the cogs trying to make me like it. The cast and cinematography are great but it is a very… Read More
[This is an altered version of a post originally featured on Hidden Remote] Steven Spielberg sometimes ends up releasing two films in the same year. In 1993, it was JURASSIC PARK and SCHINDLER’S LIST. In 1997, it was AMISTAD and THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK.… Read More
[This is an altered version of a post originally featured on Hidden Remote] Aaron Sorkin has been writing for TV and movies for a long, long time. It is only now that he makes the move from page to camera in his first directorial effort,… Read More
THE DEATH OF STALIN.
[This is an altered version of a post originally featured on Hidden Remote] British comedy seems to have a certain way with blackly dark subjects. 2010’s FOUR LIONS was a comedy, albeit a dark one, about characters who are suicide bombers looking to blow up… Read More
[This is an altered version of a post originally featured on Hidden Remote] The eighth feature film from one the most talented working directors today, PHANTOM THREAD is another Paul Thomas Anderson film which can be considered a masterpiece. Daniel Day-Lewis stars in his last… Read More
[This is an altered version of a post originally featured on Hidden Remote] Wheelman has a high concept idea, but played out at a stripped down level. Money being stolen, with cars bottling it down the street. At the end of the day though it’s… Read More
Does It Ever Rain In A Michael Bay Movie? – MOONFALL (2022, Roland Emmerich)
This series focuses on the one and only Michael Bay. Attempting to deconstruct his filmography, one film at a time. The ideas explored here may or may not end up in my Dissertation about Michael Bay and Post-Cinema (if I inevitably decide to do my… Read More
THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS (2021): The Metatextual Red Pill
18 years after REVOLUTIONS, we go back to where it all began. Back to THE MATRIX. But going back is not as simple as repeating. The pull and push of creativity and finance is less forgiving than ever. And for a filmmaker like Lana Wachowski… Read More