Blade Runner 2049 review; Neon-noir

Blade Runner 2049 is an exceptionally crafted visual treat. Building upon the world that the original Blade Runner had already created, we see Villeneuve explore interesting ways that blend cutting-edge cool with very tangible technological realities already present in our present world i.e holograms. Environmentally, Blade Runner 2049 envisions a world more polarized than today;…

Personal Shopper review; A coming-of-age ghost enigma

Personal Shopper is not a very accessible experience. But in its place is an originality whose effect still seeps into my interpretation, and it lingers long after the viewing experience. This is a special film. Olivier Assayas’ ghost-drama film bears the slow-burning realist trademarks of European cinema but often dabbles in many different tonal shifts…

Moonlight; Who is you?

Few films have been so honest about the human condition and so unabashedly real, that you just don’t feel like you’re watching a movie. Moonlight is that kind of experience. It’s subject matter is refreshing on screen, it’s stylized elements are unique and it bores into your experiences. Moonlight,centering around a black homosexual protagonist and…

Thoughts on 2016 in film

I thought I should post some of my thoughts I’ve been having on the year in film. I haven’t seen Arrival, Moonlight, Manchester by the sea and a few other big films, so I can’t really say which is my favourite film just yet. But I’ve got some musings to ramble on from indie films…

Catch Me If You Can;Blindspot review #2

Catch Me If You Can is my #2 Blindspot review of the year. Yes I know I’m a little behind schedule but I’ll try my best to get all of them out before the year ends :p If you dont know what the blindspot series is, it’s a little something that some movie bloggers like…