Steve McQueen has slowly eased his way into my list of favorite directors throughout the years and after watching this I doubt he'll be going off it anytime soon. Not only was this a phenomenally well shot and acted film, but it felt like a attempt to tell a genuine story during slavery instead of how most slavery films feel like they're just exploiting an easy topic. McQueen tackles the subject with almost effortless ease and is aided by a…
What's fantastic about this movie is the rivalry and chemistry between Hemsworth and Brühl. They could have easily made this an underdog story focusing entirely on Hunt [Chris Hemsworth] while making Niki Lauda [Daniel Brühl] out to be a villain of sorts. Instead you've got a film that doesn't have one, but two main characters who both have faults of their own that will have you rooting for both to win. Pair all that together with some surprisingly fantastic directing by Ron Howard, a passable plot, and you've got one of the best films of the year.
$100,000 was the budget for this film that was financed through Kickstarter and what I want to know is where all that money went. Not only is this abomination of a film easily one of the most unwatchable pieces of shit I've ever had the displeasure of seeing, but I get the feeling the director spent *maybe* $5000 of the money he was given and fucked off with the rest. Part of the charm of Thankskilling was how you…
Everything about this movie from the mind blowing special effects to the directing was simply amazing and one of the most visually arresting films I've seen recently. It's really a damn damn Rhythm and Hues got shut down because the amount of work it probably took to get Richard Parker to animate and look right must have been insane. I knew the tiger was CGI throughout the entire film but I was still sitting there doubting the facts because the…