LFF 2017: Battle of the Sexes – Review

Director(s): Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman The Overview The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. (Source: IMDb) The Verdict Fresh off her Oscar success, Emma Stone continues to be a... Continue Reading →

Concussion Review: Smith Vs the NFL

Director: Peter Landesman Starring: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw The Overview In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Smith) uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play. (Source: IMDB) The Good Without his charisma-vacuum offspring in tow, Will Smith gives his... Continue Reading →

Southpaw Review: Time to throw in the towel?

Director: Antoine Fuqua Starring: Jake Gylllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, Oona Laurence Please note, this review contains minor spoilers. Ask anyone to name a movie about boxing, and I bet they wouldn’t struggle. Most people would say Rocky. Some people might say Raging Bull. There is also the more recent The Fighter, Million Dollar Baby,... Continue Reading →

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