Melina Matsoukas's first feature film is a harsh, but frustratingly safe look at the means to survive on the run at the hands of police brutality.
In which Jaime Rebanal reminisces over the many cinematic highlights to come by in 2018.
Steve McQueen's latest film presents itself as being far more radical than one could ask for.
One knows already how predictable the Academy Awards can become after the route of the Golden Globes and the SAG Awards among many more, but in the 90 years that we have seen them moving onward, what they had managed to turn forth was not only one of the strongest lineups in a while but [...]
At worst, another MCU film. At best, something stretching its own limits to form its identity. (✯✯✯✯)
Something I figured was worth writing about what I believe the results of the Academy Awards this year will say about the future for upcoming filmmakers.
Reflects a greater paranoia as told from the first-hand experience of a perspective rarely heard from. (✯✯✯✯✯)
Another year is complete, but not without having talked about the wonderful experiences we've had at the cinemas. Together with the not-so-wonderful films. But alas, this has been an extraordinary year for films for the highlights still managed to stick their landing inside of our minds – and the inevitable "what about such and such?" [...]
Mixes laughs and scares perfectly, while offering a great satire upon perception. (✯✯✯✯)