MINI British Film Festival – Happy New Year, Colin Burstead Movie Review
The black sheep of the family, David, has been invited and everyone is not happy with that decision. Every family member seems to have their own agenda and enjoying each others company is not part of the plan. Self-serving opinions are constantly delivered under breath and truths are revealed.
Writer/director Ben Wheatley takes aim at the forced family dynamic and hits his target with precision and a dark wit. Acidity and sarcasm runs rampant and it’s all ...
Free Fire Movie Review
The cast is A-list, Brie Larson (following up her star turn in Room), Armie Hammer (unrecognisable under all that facial hair) and Cillian Murphy (effective as a shady dude with values), the film’s intent is decidedly not and in this case that is a good thing. No wildly improbable flights of CGI fancy or vanity visuals, just a gritty story with dire consequences.
Set primarily is one set, the film plays off the actors ability to drop in and out of view but still ...