Some films resist an in-depth review. With Burning, the sentiment is two-fold, for not only is Lee Chang-Dong’s newest feature so crucially dependent upon being viewed with as little prior knowledge as possible, but is charged with the sort...
Right from that opening sequence, this movie draws you in: Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) is in the cockpit of an X-15 on a test flight. Despite his face being hidden inside his helmet, you can sense his panic and...
Black Panther: praised for its ‘unprecedented’ inclusion of a black lead in a superhero film. Deadpool: lauded as the first commercially successful R-rated Marvel movie. And yet, neither of these films deserve the credit. Both honours belong to director...
In a poem about the German occupation of Norway, Norwegian writer Nordahl Grieg states that “We are so few in this country/Each fallen is friend and brother.” This mentality from the war-years resurfaced among the Norwegian people after July...
Mississippi Burning is a tense historical thriller that tells the story of the FBI investigation into the murder of three civil rights activists during the Freedom Summer campaign by several KKK members. The film won an Oscar and has...
If you have not yet been to see Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born, starring himself and Lady Gaga, then I strongly recommend that you do. A heartfelt, tragic love story between a breathtakingly talented woman and a troubled...