On Netflix: Okja (2017) !

After seeing some of my friends recommending this film, I realised I had to watch it as soon as I could. “Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named Okja.” – IMBD page. Director: Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, The Host, Memories…

아저씨 (Ajeossi/The Man from Nowhere), (2010)

Finally got around to see this! I love asian cinema because they push boundaries (visually and thematically) not often seen in western films, and this one did not disappoint. Korean title: 아저씨 Ajeossi English title: The Man from Nowhere Runtime: 1h 59 mins Country: South Korea Year: 2010 Director: Jeong-Beom Lee Cinematographer: Tae-Yoon Lee Editor: Sang-Beom…

The Boy (2016)

Title: The Boy Year: 2016 Run Time: 1h 37mins Director: William Brent Bell Writer: Stacey Menear Stars: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell Synopsis: An American nanny is shocked that her new English family’s boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the…

CineReview: Suicide Squad (2016) *No Story Spoilers*

Title: Suicide Squad Year: 2016 Director/Writer: David Ayer Cinematographer: Roman Vasyanov Editor: John Gilroy Cast: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis. (Full List) Synopsis: A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency (imbd.com). Thoughts: Having been waiting for this film for a while, I…

2001: A Space Odyssey

Film: 2001: A Space Odyssey Year: 1968 (had no idea!) Run Time: 2:22h-2:41h (Depending on which version you watch) Director: Stanley Kubrick (One of my favorites!) Cinematographer: Geoffrey Unsworth Editor: Ray Lovejoy This film has been on my list FOREVER! Finally, I saw it on the BIG SCREEN in my film narrative class a few…