Prisoners (Review)

It opens with a father and son patiently waiting amongst the trees, as the father recites the Lord’s Prayer, before a deer reveals itself and the shot is taken, presumably penance for taking a life. Belief such as this can define a person, but when challenged, can override other values, in turn driving them to […]

Spotlight (Review)

Winning the Academy Award for Best Picture can sometimes be more of a gift than a curse. Past winners like Crash and Slumdog Millionaire may have garnered critical praise upon initial release, but they might be more fondly remembered today had they not won the Best Picture award, as there is a growing consensus that […]

Enemy (Review)

The shortest and sweetest reviews tend to be those written about films with little under the surface, but provide harmless entertainment leaving you smiling from ear-to-ear. Although my review of Denis Villeneuve’s 2013 release Enemy will be a relatively short one, there is certainly no lack of depth or higher meaning. Thus, in the name […]