Community. Heart. Sacrifice. Circle of Life. These are the underlying themes of this brutally violent film, Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" (2006).
The film takes place during the last days of Mayan culture and civilization. What makes this film so genuine is the authenticity of the characters and environment. You definitely feel you are apart of this time period.
Jaguar Paw is the protagonist of the film, he is a man who is native to the forest. The ways of the forest…
Oh Ava, a different twist on the femme fatale . . . More like a frightening twist, there were a lot of frightening things about this film, and at the same time entertaining. But when you think about how close this scifi film shadows our reality, it will scare the shit out of you. I got goosebumps at the end and felt the brilliance of Alex Garland, this film got the full 5 stars, looking forward to what's next for Garland :)
This film I now the most relate to in terms of relationships. How perfect looking at the dysfunction of being normal and how best to let go and live. This film is beautifully expressed through a graphic designer's (Ewan McGregor) eyes through photographs, drawings, and spray paint. Christopher Plummer is perfection in his role as a gay activist coming out late to the party and making up for lost time. Melanie Laurent and Ewan McGregor are beautifully vulnerable. This film…