Jeremy has written 4 reviews for films during 2015.

  • Spotlight

    Spotlight

    I went into Spotlight with high expectations, and I was still surprised by how genuinely good it was. Taking a very controversial and quite sad subject, Spotlight highlights the decisions taken, without it ever feeling pretentious or manipulative. Across the board, everyone gives astonishing performances, with Ruffalo delivering one of the best of his career, as well as Keaton (though nothing can top Birdman :p.) However, acting isn't all that makes a film; The directing is splendid to look at,…

  • Bridge of Spies

    Bridge of Spies

    ★★★★½

    What really defines our country? Are we all honestly being treated equally under our amendments, and if not, is that justified? These are the questions asked by Steven Spielberg’s new thriller Bridge of Spies. The film tells the real life story of American lawyer James Donovan, played by Tom Hanks, in the middle of the cold war who decides to defend a believed Soviet Spy. It is during this that both he and everyone around him are questioning his loyalty…

  • The Visit

    The Visit

    ★★★

    There was a time where the director of this film, M. Night Shaymalan was considered one of the greatest filmmakers of his generation. With groundbreaking films of storytelling such as The Sixth Sense, Signs and Unbreakable, the man seemed unstoppable in Hollywood. Then, his career took a turn for the worse. In both my and many opinions, he essentially lost his touch and originality after delving into more generic blockbusters (not to hate on blockbusters by any means). However, when…

  • Fantastic Four

    Fantastic Four

    Fantastic Four‬ movie review. This movie is bad. It's not completely terrible, but it's bad. The first half hour makes you believe the film has plenty of potential and starts off intriguing, but once the team gets their powers, it just leads to more build up. I swear, this entire film is just setting up for another movie and makes it feel more like a pilot episode for a TV show. However, though it is mostly build up of the…