Dunkirk

Star Rating: 2 out of 5 stars For the first time in recent memory, I was not excited about a Christopher Nolan film. I can't entirely pinpoint why, but there was something about Dunkirk that didn't appeal to me. Perhaps, I've out grown Nolan as a filmmaker. Perhaps, it's my disinterest in war films. Perhaps, it's … Continue reading Dunkirk

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Bronson

Star Rating 3 out of 5 stars I decided to continue exploring Nicolas Winding Refn's work by watching one of his earlier films, Bronson, which is currently available on Netflix. As a filmmaker I've found Winding Refn's work to be an interesting conundrum. Regardless of the story of place his stylistic choices typically include bass-heavy … Continue reading Bronson

Legend (2015)

 Star Rating: 3 out of 5 stars What's not to love about the premise of Legend? Tom Hardy plays not just a famous British gangster, but famous British gangster twins, Ron and Reggie Kray. It's not just a one Tom Hardy mumbling his way through a performance, but two Tom Hardy's mumbling their way through through … Continue reading Legend (2015)