I don't think I've ever watched a horror film and actually almost shed a tear because I was so terrified. I wanted this to end. In fact I actually hated I went to watch this. Diverging a bit for comparison - the recent sci-fi horror Annihilation had two scenes (1. the bear scene 2. The humanoid/alien scene) which I would say were so utterly terrifying I wanted to walk out from the level of discomfort and terror I felt. Annihilation…
Elegant costumes, beautiful hair and makeup, gorgeously rendered shots, an evocative score, superb dialogue, and seamless direction make Colette a truly striking film from start to finish. The pacing is a little weird at times but who cares when Keira Knightley is delivering a performance at this caliber. Keira Knightley never fails to amaze me and she once again graces the screen with her undeniable talent. Knightley does such an exquisite job in capturing the essence of this woman and…
Hmmmm. Well. So...not sure where to begin a review for this without entering 1000 different tangents so I think it's best if I begin this entry with a little background.
Around last year in 2017 I had a family friend get killed in the Dallas area due to police brutality. If you wanna read about it you can here: www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/05/05/texas-officer-who-killed-black-teenager-leaving-party-is-charged-with-murder/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.3cd9cb09e453. My mom even attended the funeral, although I didn't because I knew I wouldn't be able to bring myself to.…
I've done a lot of things for Tom Hardy. I sat through This Means War, I watched him lose his well deserved Oscar for The Revenant, I've supported him even though half his roles I can only see a fraction of his face and the words coming out of his mouth are inaudible. But watching this was by far the biggest Tom hardy challenge yet. Not even the IMAX format could save this. Tom...baby I'm gonna get you out of there!!!