Jordan Peele. Al Pacino. I’m in.
THE LOST OKOROSHI ★★★★☆
D: Abba Makama (Green White Green).
S: Seun Ajayi, Judith Audu, Tope Tedela, Ifu Ennada, Chiwetalu Agu, Michael Ajotubu.
After India, the second largest movie industry in the world is Nigeria. And it is throwing out gems. This is one such. An imaginative film about a crisis of the spirit and culture. A social critique wrapped in an absorbing comedy.
My review: http://www.filmaluation.com/the-lost-okoroshi.html
It is actor Jeff Daniels’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- THE LOOKOUT
- THE MARTIAN
- THE SQUID AND THE WHALE
Check out director Michael Winterbottom’s documentary THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES . The trailer for his latest:
Out to own today:
It is actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- DON JON
- THE LOOKOUT
Arthouse curiosity meets fantasy grandiosity, this looks excellent.
A new Wes Anderson movie has become an event, akin to any anticipated blockbuster.
It is actor Iko Uwais’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- MAN OF TAI CHI
- THE RAID
- THE RAID 2
- THE NIGHT COMES FOR US
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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