This is my opinion, man.

Thoughts on film in a hundred words or less. Like it or lump it.


2017 Academy Awards

Reviews of films that have been nominated at the 2017 89th Academy Awards.

Moonlight (Jenkins, 2016)

For fans of: Indie films, Mahershala Ali, coming of age dramas, films about sexuality

Hidden Figures (Melfi, 2017)

For fans of: The swinging sixties, space, ‘based on a true story’, girl power

Manchester by the Sea (Lonergan, 2016)

For fans of: Melancholy, Boston accents, natural dialogue, Casey Affleck

Lion (Davis, 2016)

For fans of: Google Earth, Slumdog Millionaire, Indian culture, true stories

Captain Fantastic (Ross, 2016)

For fans of: Little Miss Sunshine, Viggo Mortensen’s manhood, Sigur Ros, dysfunctional families

Nocturnal Animals (Ford, 2016)

For fans of: Charlie Kaufmann, Multiple interpretations, Amy Adams’ face, Cinematography

Moana (Clements/Hall, 2016)

For fans of: Disney Princesses, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Polynesian Mythology

Hell or High Water (Mackenzie, 2016)

For fans of: Westerns, brotherly love, The Town, The Dude

Hacksaw Ridge (Gibson, 2016)

For fans of: Band of Brothers, Saving Private Ryan, a bit of the old ultra-violence, WW2 films

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