Marriage Story examines the fallout of Charlie (Adam Driver) and Nicole’s (Scarlett Johansson) failed marriage as they begin divorce proceedings. Though both of them want to ‘make this easy’ and ‘do what’s best for their son’, civility slowly begins to disintegrate by adding lawyers and looking out for their own interests. When Nicole moves from New… [Read More]
This is one of the great examples of having a film that entertains well and at the same time goads our minds into active thought. It is very much like a cross-cultural extended parable.
While he is perhaps best known from his time playing the affable Kirk Gleason in Gilmore Girls, Gunn has stepped into the forefront recently for his role as Kraglin in the Guardians of the Galaxyfilms. However, he has also found himself in the unique position of serving as physical stand-in for CGI fan-favourite Rocket the… [Read More]
Ghost in the Shell has a lot to say (and show) us in the beautiful genre that is science fiction. Here, where reality is obviously suspended, we stand a chance of hearing about what it means to be human when our defenses are lower – we stop worrying about this story being about us, until it… [Read More]
You’re going to see Captain America: Civil War for the action, so that’s what you’re going to get. And you’re going to like it.
The Coen Brothers’ Hail, Caesar is an entertaining look at the old Hollywood Studio System with a load of insider references. (I would love to have a Cliff Notes type of resource to identify all those references.)