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  • Spree

    Spree

    ★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Spree at its core is a really great And original idea that could have easily been a fun and inventive creepy ride; but I just couldn’t get past the performances and it’s execution.

    First of all joe Keery, he’s definitely the best part of Spree and probably what spikes people’s interest in the film in the first place with him playing a role like this. Though the script doesn’t really do him any favours he worked with what he had…

  • Cats

    Cats

    ½

    No stranger to bad movies I thought I needed to see cats to understand how something so star studded and popular bombed so hard. 

    I went in expecting it to have some redeeming qualities, it became apart very quickly that the story was paper thin and muddled at best. The music was repetitive on a first viewing not opting for any character or storytelling moments of skill or power just repeating monotonous choruses. I mean there’s more power in a…

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  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★★

    Go see it right now, and again for good measure. 

    Andre Tarkovsky thought that film was about sculpting time, I think 1917 is just that. How do you manage to edit something for narrative moments, tension and feeling when the camera never cuts? How can you get a film that has better cinematography than other movies that have had complete control over each single shot and detail in a scene. 

    This isn’t a gimmic, one shot movies have been around…

  • Treasure Planet

    Treasure Planet

    ★★★★★

    Probably my 100th watch or so of one of my favourite films of all time. I originally watched this in a grand 1930’s empty cinema on a cold February in a sleepy sea side town and it transported me to another world and kicked off my dreams of making films. With the warmth and magic from seeing this as a child coming back to me every time I watch it, like I’m still sitting in the grand old dream palace…