January 2019 – Review Roundup

Free Solo Directed by Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi Even if the outcome of this astonishing accomplishment is known, this never detracts from the documentary as you watch the impossible happening right before your eyes...or through your fingers if you're scared of heights or of a nervous disposition! Following Alex Honnold as he becomes... Continue Reading →

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 →

The Big Short Review: Money Talks

Director: Adam McKay Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Brad Pitt The Overview Four seemingly insignificant people predict the credit and and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to try and take down the big banks whose greed and lack of foresight is setting them on the path to certain disaster. The... Continue Reading →

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