La La Land is an anthem to life, love and dreams

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pdqf4P9MB8 Oh, am I smiling a lot? Does it look like I’m smiling a lot? Maybe that’s because I saw La La Land, a movie that causes perpetual, everlasting smiles and joy; a movie so unhateable it should be used to weed-out psychopaths in our society; a movie so breathtakingly bold, energetic, tender, intoxicating and … Continue reading La La Land is an anthem to life, love and dreams

Manchester By the Sea is an ocean of fantastic performances and mesmerizing dialogue

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsVoD0pTge0 Manchester By the Sea is a stunning, heartbreaking, restrained, bittersweet and often funny look at loss and how people deal with it. It’s a movie where the big moments are played small, and soul-bearing cries are internalized. The lives of the characters are so intoxicating in their intricacy and thin layer of black comedy … Continue reading Manchester By the Sea is an ocean of fantastic performances and mesmerizing dialogue

Moana is a visually dazzling, if familiar, high-seas adventure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKFuXETZUsI No one would blame you if you walked out of Moana thinking you’ve been told the same tale time and time again— one where a hero(ine) must defy expectations, and go on a huge journey to save the day. But one thing it has going for it is that no other mainstream animated film … Continue reading Moana is a visually dazzling, if familiar, high-seas adventure