Review: A Quiet Place

A very unique and smartly-crafted monster movie. Something not often found these days. The world has been terrorized by nameless creatures that can kill instantly, are virtually invulnerable, and have an incredible capacity for hearing. After the world is ravaged, a family of five struggle to survive in the wilderness, living almost entirely soundless lives….

Review: The Red Turtle

2017’s Studio Ghibli animation is… It’s… strange. A man is stranded on an island and desperate to escape, but he meets a mysterious red turtle and his life takes an unusual turn. Metaphors and hidden meanings in film are a good thing, in fact films that force the audience to think and make up their…

Review: Modern Times

Incredible how a film made in 1936 can have so much social and economical subtext in “modern times”! Charlie Chaplin plays a gormless but talented man working a repetitive job in a factory, only for a nervous breakdown to cause him losing his position, only to wind up in jail over a misunderstanding! But before…

Review: The Artist

I don’t normally go hunting for Academy Award Winners… but even I must admit that The Artist is a pretty exceptional piece of craftsmanship. One could argue that this is backwards thinking; why┬árejuvenate cinema nearly 100 years old? Well, the film itself explains why these little detours into the past are important. The film’s set…