Hello! Welcome to the end of the 2018 awards' season. With the big night - the Academy Awards - just around the corner, I thought it was high time for me to decide on my personal winners. I have done similar posts for 2016 and 2017 awards seasons and linked them accordingly. This year, I'm switching … Continue reading The Awards Season Round-Up 2018
Hello! This is an awards' film (barely) with Denzel Washington and he is the only nominee. Well, that never happens (*cough, cough*)...This is Roman J. Israel, Esq. IMDb summary: Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Roman … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Roman J. Israel, Esq.
Hello! With the Oscars happening tomorrow and the 2017 awards season coming to a close, I decided to do my own annual awards round-up type of a post. Like I did last year (2016 round-up), I have combined the nominees from the various awards shows. Although the Oscar nominees make up the basis for all the categories, … Continue reading The Awards Season Round-Up 2017
Hello! The reviews of the awards season continue. Today, we are discussing Fences! IMDb summary: A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Writing The film Fences is a cinematic adaptation of August Wilson's play by the same name. The play first premiered … Continue reading Movie review: Fences
Hello! After reviewing a contemporary Western last week (Hell or High Water), today, I turn my attention to the one set in the past - 19th century's Wild West, to be specific. Let's discuss The Magnificent Seven. IMDb summary: Seven gunmen in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. … Continue reading Movie review: The Magnificent Seven
Good morning! I've promised to post a review for Southpaw 2 days ago, but I am only posting it now for some reason. Better late than ever, right ? Anyway, let's start talking about a film already. Southpaw is the latest Antoine Fuqua's film, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, and Rachel McAdams. It's a sports drama distributed by The Weinstein … Continue reading Movie review: Southpaw