Overall, it was perfect for what I wanted at the time. It follows the same tried and tested coming-of-age formula, with good acting, soft lighting and a twee indie soundtrack, it's hard not to like when the story is as engaging as this. Effortlessly funny, heartwarming and simple film, that seems to merge moments of genuine happiness with part tragedy to inject an element of unpredictability to it. Yet, it still remained lifelike and honest. Very good film, a real understated gem.
This French-Romanian horror movie has been lumped in with the likes of Inside, Martyrs and Haute Tension as being a part of the wave of French Horror that shook many people to their core. After watching Them, I can safely say it does not belong with that group of movies.
For starters, it’s not nearly as gory as those films are, so it sets itself apart from the beginning. The supposed scares in this movie come from the fear of…
Norway’s answer to The Impossible is a paint-by-numbers disaster film that offers no surprises, but is a hell of a lot of fun. Unlike The Impossible, The Wave is a fictional event but rooted within reality as a serious catastrophe that has happened in the past, as a small town sits aside a giant fjord which if disturbed in the most extreme manner causes a huge wave to smash everything to pieces.
You will be reminded of pretty much any…