Though the historical inaccuracies, timeline fallacies and (some) character misrepresentations are noticeable, THE IRON CLAW is a solidly made dramatization of the lives of the Von Erichs and their struggles inside and outside of professional wrestling, anchored by Zac Efron's heartbreaking performance and Sean Durkin's steady hand behind the camera.
It brings me no joy to report that ARGYLLE is one of the worst mainstream action spy thrillers I have seen in quite some time. The story and plot is nonsensical and feels very much like it was written in real time as the production went along, the action sequences are grotesque, exhausting and headache-inducing, the CGI is disgraceful even by today's tragically low standards and many of its cast members are either completely misused or underused. The edginess and…
Christopher Nolan’s 12th feature feels very much like the film his entire career has been building up to and one that puts even the more frustrating aspects of his more recent work (particularly the maddening misfire TENET was) into context.
Crafting an ambitious three-hour historical drama that painstakingly examines a controversial figure like J. Robert Oppenheimer, whose ingenuity though playing a significant role in the definitive end of the deadliest conflict in human history but also unleashing a monstrosity that…
NO TIME TO DIE is an epic Bond odyssey and a fitting swansong with admittedly a few bumps (tone & plot-wise) along the way but boasting visually stunning action set-pieces directed with such skill, singularity, confidence and precision by Cary Fukunaga and exquisitely lensed by Oscar-winning cinematographer, Linus Sandgren. Daniel Craig is absolutely brilliant here, delivering arguably his best performance not just as the iconic secret agent but of any role at all in his career, further cementing his status as…