Fisherman John has written 5 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ during 2018.

  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★★

    Review of Manchester by the Sea

    The 2016 drama Manchester by the Sea is Kenneth Lonergans third feature film.
    With many positive reviews for Lonergan’s
    previous films and his well written scripts
    that has landed him two previous Oscar Nominations; for Gangs of New York and You Can Count on Me, he had the bar set high for his latest feature.

    Lee Chandler is a lifeless man who has to return to his hometown to take care for his 16…

  • [REC]

    [REC]

    ★★★★★

    Great to watch this with some friends that never had seen it before. Still a 5-star masterpiece in my eyes and I definetly recommend this to my fellow horror fanatics!

    Piece out

  • Who Killed Captain Alex?

    Who Killed Captain Alex?

    Perfection in the form of action. Do I dare to call this the best Ugandan action flick ever created? Yes! Honestly, How many movies can you think of right now that has as many rememberable one-liners as this masterpiece? "Expect the unexpectable" and "The Panther meets the Tiger" has to be two of my favourites.

    Emmie, the VJ's accent as he narates the entire film was a genius move by Nabwana I.G.G.. To hear Emmies ugandan accent while he's talking…

  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    Moonlight

    Obligator 5-star review for such a tremendousley grim and honest depiction of black masculinity and sexuality made in modern times. 

    This film dives head first into an ocean of emotions that creeps up to explode on you, especially in the third act. To call this film a tearjerker would be an understatement. Moonlight handles all of its tough situations very maturely where other movies with similar subjects often times becomes a bit corny or ”over the top” in my opinion. Beautiful cinematography…

  • [REC]

    [REC]

    ★★★★★

    I finally decided it’s time to review "[REC]", my favourite modern horror movie. Although this movie has a reputation for being one of the scariest horror films made in the 21st century, I strongly disagree with this notoriety. There is a considerable amount of scarier movies out there in my opinion like Mulholland Drive or even the recent Hereditary for examples. Even though this might not be one of the scariest modern horror movies i've seen it still stands up to…