My friends, let me tell you that if you’re looking for a really harrowing film-going experience, one that will leave you filled with awe at the technique but mostly sadness and discomfort, look no further than 2016’s Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language film: “Son of Saul”. 349 more words
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Independence Day Resurgence (2016): premise: alien invaders attack earth, again. The sequel to Independence Day goes in much the same direction in terms of story, with a couple of significant differences and new characters, but this time it’s flat and disengaging (1/10) For a thoughtful commentary please visit this blog post of mine: here.
Director: Chad Ritchie
Writer: Chad Ritchie, Justin Carlino
Cast: Brooke Svanes, Matt Hartley, Mia Topalian, Tiffany Anderjaska
I have reviewed Chad Ritchie’s 2010 film Fields of November on this very site a while back and my first ever interview on The Cinephiliacs was with the New York film-maker too, so I am rather familiar with the man himself and much of his work, so I was eager to check out the film he made in 2012 called Project October. 756 more words