Jeremy has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★★★½ 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…