The final instalment in The Hunger Games franchise bids farewell to Katniss Everdeen and co. with a bang… and then a prolonged and exhausting whimper.
“It’s that irony of believing you’re oppressed in this world, and escaping, choosing something very different, and then finding yourself in a similar situation to before: this is what I find interesting about the story.” We talk to Yorgos Lanthimos, Director of the Lobster
‘I think it’s very interesting to see women’s perspectives’. Karla Healion founder of the Feminist Film Festival talks about the importance of women being both behind and in front of the camera.
An easy, enjoyable watch, if not a particularly engaging or memorable one.
Unfortunately for Villeneuve, Sicario is just as dumb as its ‘big dumb’ contemporaries and all the pregnant pauses and sombre shootouts don’t convince otherwise.
Costa’s psychical-social-realism makes for a difficult and sometimes disturbing watch, but this is as honest and unique and vital a film as you will ever see.
Can’t believe it’s been nearly 30 years since them slags ran over Pasolini with his own motor, it still freaks my nut out to this day.
It is interesting that, after the initial and quite positive effects of Abe’s big, paradigm-shifting action, he descends into madness, becoming perhaps unexpectedly the villain of a piece that seemed to hold such promise for him
Ultimately, the film is entertaining, but somewhat naïve (and at worst disingenuous and condescending) in its treatment of pertinent issues facing America that it pretends to tackle head-on.