Tag Archives: Ryan Gosling

First Man (2018) Review

A hotly anticipated film for many who follow Hollywood’s bright new stars. First Man is directed by Damien Chazelle, a young director with only three films to his name, among which the excellent Whiplash (2014) and La La Land (2016), … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Review

9/10 Thoughts about Blade Runner 2049 (SPOILERS) Character arcs and viewer experience: The character arc of Detective K touches on all the philosophical questions about robots and consciousness that the first Blade Runner film touched on as well. But K’s … Continue reading

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La La Land (2016) Review

8.5/10 La La Land is a movie that is hypercharged with emotion, but also very simplistic. It’s the songs that have this effect, but is this the fate of every musical? It is kind of what a musical does. The … Continue reading

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The Nice Guys (2016) Review

8/10 In 1970s Los Angeles, two private investigators are forced to cooperate to solve the murder of a porn star. Their personal investigation styles don’t match, but through blunder, fool’s luck and freak coincidences do they win the day. The … Continue reading

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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)

7.5/10 A story of fathers and sons in the forested lands of New York State. The film tracks two generations, first following Luke the bank robber and Avery Cross the cop, and then their respective kids. The Place Beyond the … Continue reading

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The Big Short (2015)

7/10 In the years before the economic crisis of 2008, we follow a couple of people who bet against the economy, against the banks. No one believes that they know what they are doing, but when the crisis hits, they … Continue reading

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