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Review: Dunkirk

dunkirk11Written & Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Starring:
Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D'Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance
Tom Hardy
Summary: From May 26 – June 4, 1940 nearly 400,000 Allied soldiers were stranded on the beaches of Dunkirk as German troops closed in on land and sabotaged evacuation efforts. Dunkirk tells this story from three perspectives: land, air and sea.

I've been looking forward to Dunkirk for at least a year. And it did not disappoint. (more…)

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Oscar Predictions: Part 3

This concludes my three part Oscar predictions posts. Check out parts one and two for my predictions in the other Oscar categories.

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This post features the following categories:

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress

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Review: The Revenant

 

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Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Written by: Mark L. Smith, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, based on the book by Michael Punke
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter

Summary: In the early 1800s American west, fur trapper Hugh Glass is mauled by a bear and near death. Believing him beyond help, he is left in the wilderness to die. The Revenant tells the story of Glass’ determination to survive and seek vengeance against those who have wronged him.

The Revenant is kind of a masterpiece. Between this and Birdman, Iñárritu and his team have been dominating the last two years.  (more…)

(bite size) Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

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Directed by: George Miller
Written by: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, Nico Lathouris
Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron

Summary: In a post-apocalyptic world Mad Max (Tom Hardy) and Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) are on the run from a tyrannous leader and his battalion of trucks and blood thirsty army. They are fleeing a society in which water and gasoline are highly sought after commodities and women are valued only by their ability to carry a child.

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