United 93 – Review


The day of September 11, 2001 is a tragic moment in all of human history and his manner of memorializing the victims of such an event in United 93 is something to which I appreciate the film for. As a film itself, however, I don’t find United 93 to be a perfect one but at best, it’s great in spite of some particularly jarring flaws which I find to detriment from the overall experience. However, such factors I find do not take away from the importance which United 93 carries, even if the overall evaluation will be rather difficult when you are considering the story and its impact on American history and the overall making of the film. It is a great film, that I have no trouble in saying, but one which I find myself moreso appreciating rather than liking fully. Continue reading →

Jason Bourne – Review

If I were to be perfectly honest, I don’t like Jason Bourne as a character. Even though I like The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, a thought still runs in my head that I can’t say I love them because Jason Bourne has never hit me as all that interesting of a figure. Part of me was willing to trust Paul Greengrass returning behind the camera because his films were the only films in the series to have kept my interest because there’s a feeling that more conflict that surrounds the character overall even if the cinematography especially during some sequences can be rather jarring. In the case of Jason Bourne, it takes every last one of my pet peeves with the previous films and puts all of them into one product, in turn resulting in a true disappointment in every sense of the word. Continue reading →