This is the type film that gives me hope after a long summer season. Moonlight is a heartbreaking story of a young man and it's totally grounded in reality. It's one of the best shot films this year and the acting is extraordinary across the board. To me it felt like the most authentic film I've seen this year in a number of ways. It left me impressed, inspired and emotionally worn out (this is a good thing) in a…
"I am Shiva the God of death."
Michael Clayton is so much more than just a legal drama. It's one of the great overlooked films of the past ten years. Michael Clayton has a well-written plot and maybe Clooney's best performance. But, the heart of this film lies in Michael's search for who he really is through awful circumstances. It's a fascinating character study and the type of adult drama that you just don't see often anymore. You really shouldn't miss it.
No one does fucked up quite like Fincher. That being said I fucking loved this. Granted, I may be a tad bit biased based on my love for Fincher (he is my favorite director). But, this was excellent.
Having read the book I was worried about how this story would translate to film. Calm down everyone, it worked out just fine. Props to Gillian Flynn to sticking to her story and writing one hell of a screenplay. And props to…
Today, I embarked on a journey. A joint journey in which Gustav letterboxd.com/gustavr/ and I are very excited about. Over the next few weeks we will be going back and re-watching some of our all time favorite films. Today we began with the love of my life, Children of Men.
When I was in the eighth grade, my love for films truly began. I was on my way to Florida on a family vacation and had rented some movies off…