Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You is the most fun you’ll ever have getting kicked in the face. It’s scathing hot takes are mixed perfectly with satire from a first time director who works like a veteran. Lakeith Stanfield is the perfect lead, bringing everything you would want to the role. He’s a very promising actor you should definitely be looking out for. Tessa Thompson is perfect and lovely but when is she not? This film is not for everyone,…
Scarface is a gritty, blood-pulsing film that deserves all of the praise it has received over the years. Brian De Palma, along with screenwriter Oliver Stone, craft a film that portrays the rise and fall of Al Pacino’s Tony Montana with all the excess one would expect. Stone’s direction is suffocating, slowly raising the heat until everything blows over. Pacino is giving his all here, this is a truly iconic performance. Scarface is a classic in the gangster film genre, and a must-watch for any film fans.
I just spent seven-and-a-half hours watching three films in a theatre. The first two films were already proven greats to me. Rise was a great film, and Dawn happened to be my sixth favorite film of all time, so to say I had high expectations would be the understatement of the century. Walking out of the film, I was absolutely floored. This film is a masterpiece. This is as good as cinema gets. First of all, the camerawork was masterful,…
List for this Month
Scavenger Hunt 24 - March 2017
Film #1: Pan's Labyrinth
Task #1: A movie that Roger Ebert loved, but yet you still haven't seen it
This film surprised me in the best way possible. Going in, I expected Pan's Labyrinth to be a fun-loving, adventurous tale of a girl lost in a world of wonder. What I got was a dark war-drama about escapism and the far reaches of imagination. I adored…