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  • Barking Dogs Never Bite

    Barking Dogs Never Bite

    ★★★

    With 2019’s success of “Parasite”, Bong Joon-ho’s other movies have once again seen an extreme spike in interest from the general public. However, Bong’s first feature film “Barking Dogs Never Bite” often misses out on this added attention. To find out whether this is justified, I revisited it.

    Bong’s start in the feature film industry and released in 2000, this black comedy considers an at the core very simple story. A down-on-his-luck college lecturer is getting tired of the constant…

  • Swing Kids

    Swing Kids

    ★★★½

    Great cast, unique and enjoyable editing and cinematography, but the plot didn't grab me as much as I hoped it would. The ending felt so out of place compared to the rest of the movie.

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  • Captive State

    Captive State

    ★★★½

    I personally think some of the negative reviews are due to expectations. Expectations of a sci-fy film, where the film is far from a sci-fy film. In fact, it's really just a thriller with some sci-fy aspects, and I think it succeeds in what it was trying to do.

    The acting is good, the visuals are often great, but most of all I just really liked the premise. It's a completely normal thriller in a scy-fi setting, and I enjoyed…

  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★★

    Those who have been following me for a while know I don't give out five stars lightly, but Sam Mendes knocks it out of the park, and this is the best war movie I think I have ever seen.

    A cinematic marvel. At times I really couldn't believe it, how did they get the camera past that point? How many times must they have tried this shot before it looked like this?

    The whole movie is one tense lump of…