Review – If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Cold Talk, adapted for the screen and directed by Barry Jenkins, is a film that at times was overwhelmingly beautiful and captured my every ounce of care and attention. But it was also a film that felt bogged down by a plot that I hoped would pay off, but ultimately felt weak and pointless. There’s much to be said about Jenkins and his new film, so let’s not waste any more time with this intro, and instead get into all there is to write and talk about. Read more

Review – Deadpool

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Deadpool, directed by Tim Miller is a hilariously violent adventure that surprisingly had me laughing, and certainly had me entertained. This is a film that captures the tone of Deadpool perfectly, but the film isn’t without problems; pacing, a troubled stacking of plots and a underwhelming cast of supporting characters means that Deadpool is a film that lives and dies on the lead performance my Ryan Reynolds… but is that enough? Read more