On the Road (Walter Salles, 2012).
Film

On the Road (Walter Salles, 2012).

Somewhat forgotten adaptation of Beat generation author’s Jack Kerouac’s classic novel about the zeitgeist of post-war America in the 50s. On its realise On The Road received mixed reviews for several legitimate reasons; Kerouac’s novel is widely considered both a masterpiece of Beat literature and shows a ‘stream of consciousness’ first-person narrator that defies any … Continue reading

Three films: Arrival (2016),  Swiss Army Man (2016), The Free State of Jones (2016)
Film

Three films: Arrival (2016), Swiss Army Man (2016), The Free State of Jones (2016)

Arrival (Denis Villeneuve, 2016) 3/5 – overall, well executed. I really like Denis Villeneuve as a director, but this felt like a step back after Enemy and Sicario. An interesting premise, aliens arrive and each nation spends the film trying to decipher their language, all the while humanity’s fears and unrest cause diplomacy to breakdown … Continue reading