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  • Horse Girl

    Horse Girl

    ★★★

    Review In A Nutshell:

    With earnest intention to empathise and dig into the nature of mental illness in the modern age - with a sprinkle of David Lynch to be found here and there, Horse Girl is a film that feels hindered by its own storytelling, with Jeff Baena seemingly accumulating all these ideas but unable to stitch them together in a manner that is both intellectually provoking and overall entertaining. It is spearheaded by a committed and dynamic performance…

  • Mom and Dad

    Mom and Dad

    ★★

    Review In A Nutshell:

    Taking a route other than self-aware camp would have led this one to be a train wreck. I admire the idea it is trying to push but the approach that it takes in its storytelling does leave a lot to be desired. The thematic push does emerge inorganic and mild in places. However, I did have a little bit of fun with it. As I said, this could have honestly been a lot worse.

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  • Her

    Her

    ★★★★★

    Included In Lists:
    Great Movies
    Strong Performances - Joaquin Phoenix
    Ladies and Gentlemen: The Essentials -#2

    Review In A Nutshell:

    The last couple of months have been hard, staring into the abyss titled "life"; with very little room behind me to run to, soon leaving me with only one single decision, which is to move forward. I am constantly worried about my future, whether or not I would find success in my chosen career pathway, whether I would find love,…

  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer

    ★★★★½

    Snowpiercer is dense, more so than I had anticipated, its plot initially fuelled by the heated emotions that run through the titular train’s lowest class culture, a desperation for a revolution, to finally end the suffering that has plagued them for 17 years. Its tail to head journey is led by the headstrong Curtis (Chris Evans), radiating leadership and intelligence, appointed by the people as their front in their trials towards the engine, which is manufactured and controlled by a…