Please excuse the lack of a proper review. It's just that my expectations were exceeded and I've found myself a new favourite Mission: Impossible film. Well played, Fallout. Greatest among greats, in an all-time-favourite action franchise, which I thought had already reached its peak. Who could tell?
Film 30 of September '18 Scavenger Hunt
Task 10 // Pick one of Guillermo del Toro's favorite films
A crime thriller-esque drama with a seemingly simple story, which thrives by thankfully being far from any sort of stereotype. Good Time puts its brilliantly-cast protagonist (Robert Pattinson's phenomenal Connie) in an extravagant odyssey to save his brother, and gets the audience to follow him into a high-octaine, stressful-as-hell affair. Filled with unfortunate events and ways far beyond the law to deal…
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…