NIGHTCRAWLER was a searing directorial debut. ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. was ambitious, yet a disappointment. Dan Gilroy’s third feature as director:
On this day, actress Kirin Kiki was born. Her top 5 films:
- AFTER THE STORM
- I WISH
- OUR LITTLE SISTER
- SWEET BEAN
Out to own today:
It is director Steven Soderbergh’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- OCEAN’S 12
- OUT OF SIGHT
Will this be JOHN WICK exciting?
GODZILLA: THE PLANET EATER ★☆☆☆☆
How could a monster movie be this much of a struggle to sit through? The third and hopefully final instalment in a poorly conceived series.
It is actor Jemaine Clement’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- BRAD’S STATUS
- GENTLEMEN BRONCOS
- THE BREAKER UPPERERS
- WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS
This has potential as an anti-superhero flick if it offers up some surprises.
It is actor J.K. Simmons’ birthday. His top 5 films:
- SPIDER-MAN 2
- THE ACCOUNTANT
I would like to see every country do a ‘Men in Black’ movie.
This website is written by Hemanth Kissoon.
Filmaluation is dedicated to arts culture, with a particular focus on film.
I care about intelligence, quality and entertainment.
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The vital ambitions of art and entertainment:
- The unexpected
Brains and soul are key; but adrenaline junkies do not fret, there is also much love for an experience that delivers a sucker-punch to the guts via stunningly delivered thrills.
The evaluation of a film
Verb, "to filmaluate”:
To evaluate a film
I am well aware how difficult it is to make a film, put on a stage play, create a television show, write a novel, let alone make something of note. (That appreciation doesn’t stop me from having high standards though.)
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