The film holds the attention through its sheer pace and theatricality, though it’s a technique that in some ways keeps the audience at a distance.
This contemporary tale of a Cornish fisherman in conflict with his village community and ‘blow ins’ from London makes effective use of film stylings from an earlier era.
The Fox News channel doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being a reliable and responsible news operation. This film though gives us a different slant on the station, revealing the toxic culture of sexual harassment and discrimination.
Just Mercy is based on the story of real life black lawyer Bryan Stephenson (Michael B. Jordan).
Sam Mendes has crafted a film which, in this tale of two young British soldiers racing across enemy territory, sweeps across huge areas of devastated land, dead horses, deserted farmhouses and decomposing bodies. To show this the use of IMAX is almost essential in getting literally the whole picture.
If your a fan of British cult horrors Prevenge and Sightseers, then the darkly funny well-written, A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is one to watch.