Either Dwayne Johnson has gotten better at making blockbusters, or we've gotten so used to his blockbuster-making, that we are now entertained by it.
A Greek docu-drama about the journey of an initially refugee-formed basketball team to victory and national grandeur. Unlike Boulmetis' previous efforts, 1968 has managed to divide audiences with its complex structure and back 'n' forth kind of flow. Being neither a fan of the team nor the director himself, I found myself invested in the documentary bits of the film, which have indeed been masterfully crafted with enough precision and care to get one interested in the historical events. It…
The sequel to Ridley Scott's sci-fi neo-noir classic that arrived 35 years after the initial release of its predecessor. Helmed by the masterful Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner 2049 is not only one of the greatest follow-ups witnessed by mankind, but most importantly, a Blade Runner this generation can wholeheartedly experience and get behind.
The film is long and keeps its approach distant on purpose, a risky decision that thankfully works perfectly in such a cold world, with Ryan Gosling's fantastic…
A mystery kind of thriller about an FBI agent and a local wildlife officer's investigation of a girl's death at an Indian Reservation in Wyoming. The Taylor Sheridan-curated Wind River captivates with a visually-arresting, character-driven drama that can be hazy, haunting, philosophical and suspenseful all at once. The storyline unravels beautifully, with a nice pacing and an engaging build-up that eventually turns into a stressful, edge-of-the-seat affair, combined with some delicious food-for-thought about human existence, grief and the unfairness of…