Directed by Martin Scorsese, Netflix’s last Oscar-contender, The Irishman sees the return of some of cinema’s greatest legends. Starring Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci, the film follows Frank Sheeran (DeNiro), a young teamster who finds himself drawn into the underworld by crime boss, Russell Buffalino (Pesci). As he climbs the ranks as a… [Read More]
In Waves, from director Trey Edward Shults, a suburban African-American family faces struggle, then tragedy. Healing is surely needed, but in what power will they find it? Ronald (Sterling K. Brown) is a demanding and domineering father. He describes himself as “the wise and noble father”. It is said lightheartedly, but we know it is… [Read More]
Based on the true story, Ford v. Ferrari takes us back to the year 1966 when the Ford Motor Company was at a crossroads. Losing money and having failed in their attempt to buy Ferrari, they decide that they ultimate opportunity to turn around their company is to compete against the race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the… [Read More]
Directed by Justin Smith and David Baker, Saving Atlantis focuses on the dramatic effect of the loss of coral reef ecosystems around the world. Beautifully shot over exotic locales, the film effectively interweaves several narratives together, including the potential threat of a Columbian reef at the hands of ‘progress’, a group of aboriginal students attempting to restore… [Read More]
Road movies such as this are usually about the change the journey brings to the characters. The Peanut Butter Falcon is not so much about transformation as it is about revealing what might be hidden in rough or seemingly broken exteriors.