Reviews / 02.02.2022

892 From Vietnam to Iraq, America's woeful treatment of its returning soldiers has always been a dark stain on the country's history. Co-writer/director Abi Damaris Corbin taps into America's systemic failure of veterans' affairs with a pertinent and important true story ripped straight from the headlines. Led by a powerhouse performance from John Boyega and a terrific ensemble cast, 892 is a tense thriller with a powerful narrative that's damaged by Corbin's melodramatic TV Movie of the Week direction. In the summer of 2017, Lance Cpl. Brian Brown-Easley (Boyega) walks into...

Reviews / 31.01.2022

After Yang Sci-fi is a genre of cinema that loves to explore the notion of what is to be human, especially when robots are involved. That notion is at the heart of Kogonada's tender and delicate After Yang; a beautifully crafted wonder that explores grief, loss, and love in a way that's entirely mesmerising. Elevated by a hypnotic score from ASKA, elegant production design by Alexandra Schaller, and Benjamin Loeb's gorgeous cinematography, its emotional core will quietly creep up on you and leave you rather breathless. Taking place somewhere in the...