One thing you’ll notice very quickly about Vice is that it is not your usual biopic. Rather than take a straight, linear look at the life of Dick Cheney, Vice plays with the usual biopic tropes slightly. It mixes up the … Continue reading Oscars 2019: Vice (2018) Review
In America (and I’m sure many other countries too) Mr. Rogers is a TV icon. He plays a key part for many people’s childhoods, has been parodied and paid homage to many times over and entered American TV folklore. As for … Continue reading Best of the Rest 2018: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Review
Assassination Nation looks like a violent slice of American satire. There doesn’t seem to be anything about current society that the movie isn’t trying to make a comment on. Within this trailer we see the effects of social media, hacking, blame … Continue reading Trailer of the Week: Assassination Nation
This month we review a selection of movies from Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies list. Today is Number 60: American Beauty. There is a great appeal to a character who decides to start “taking matters into their own hands.” In the case … Continue reading 100 Greatest Movies Month: American Beauty (1999) Review
To start let’s make something perfectly clear: This is not a political post! Nor is it me hating on America, a country I have a lot of time and respect for. This is a post about the movies, or in particular … Continue reading How do the rest of the world feel when America saves them?