Review – Live by Night

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Live by Night, written and directed by Ben Affleck, is a film that somehow manages to achieve nothing of merit or note in its 2 hour-long span. Not in some time have I found myself so disinterested in a film; from set-up, to execution, everything in this film feels rushed and lacking in anything that warrants remembering. This review will probably not be the kindest, in terms if my criticism of, Live by Night, but it has to be said, unfortunately. Read more

Review – Demolition

Demolition

Demolition, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and written by Bryan Sipe, is a brilliantly executed character film. With quick, meaningful dialogue, and a host of characters that are very much outside the norm – Demolition is a film with a deep emotional core, but it is an emotional core that is damaged and in need of some help. I really became invested in this film and was surprised with what it ended up offering, but what were those offerings? Let’s jump into this review and see. Read more