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  • Spring Breakers

    Spring Breakers

    ★★★½

    TLDR: A hypnotic dramedy and Black Mirror-esque tale of a group of millennials seeking to voyage and take part in their hedonistic Mecca, called Spring Break in Florida. This film can easily be interpreted to be something it is not, but for those who 'get it', Spring Breakers is a fitting and compelling continuation of Harmony Korine's ellucidating saga of outlandish contemporary Americana.

    Harmony Korine is one of the most fascinating auteuristic filmmakers today. His films frequently tackle segments of…

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    TLDR: On multiple levels Whiplash is a brilliant film. A dual character study. An ode to jazz music supremacy. And a cautionary (or inspiring?) tale of what it takes to become the world's greatest. In an instant, Whiplash cements Damien Chazelle as one of today's youngest and most talented filmmakers brimming with artistry, intensity and craftsmanship. This is not one to miss.

    It was surprising that the first time I saw Whiplash, I left the theatre with a slightly nauseous…

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  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    TLDR: 'THE Spike Lee film', a uniquely entertaining and evocative New Gen film, and an utterly important piece of cinema history, unfortunately as relevant and biting today as it was upon its 1989 release.

    [Spoiler warnings ahead]

    Surprisingly, though it has been on my 'watch list' for longer than I can remember, thanks to my recent Criterion Collection order, I finally sat down to watch Spike Lee's masterpiece, Do The Right Thing, this past week. While I had some ideas…