A good documentary needs to make you feel something. Be it empathy, sadness, joy or anything, there needs to be an emotional pull in order to keep you caring about what is happening in the movie at any given moment. Documentaries as a genre all work at a visceral feeling that makes you see the world through a new light, sometimes positive and other times less. With Atomic Homefront, you should expect to find yourself furious at the ineptness of…
The Ritual is a bit of a hodgepodge of a film, with the terror of the movie not matching the poorer story elements. But with a great lead performance and some wonderfully creative direction, the film manages to overstep the most boring parts of the story and eschew the typical expectations of horror films.
Full review at: theknockturnal.com/film-review-theres-something-woods-chilling-ritual/
How has it taken me this long to watch this masterpiece? This is gold, and is a perfect look at society when confronted with itself. Every Juror has his problems, and each is just as pained as the next. Sidney Lumet is a genius, able to shoot plain dialogue and make it thrilling. I've known the ending, considering it is quite evident what will happen from the beginning, but who the hell care? This was damn near perfect, gaining every…
Irreverent. That means showing a lack of respect for people or things that are taken seriously. It is not a definition typically considered good or kind, but that is the only word that I can think of to describe The Grand Budapest Hotel, one of the best movies I have seen all year. Look at one scene in particular, when a man is running for his life. You are sitting on the edge of your seat, but not for fear…