FlixChatter Review – The Midnight Sky (2020)

The success of GRAVITY back in 2013 led Hollywood to fall in love with the sci-fi space adventure genre again. I’m talking about non-Star Wars and Star Trek related films of course. Within the 2010s, there were some great space films such as INTERSTELLAR, THE MARTIAN, AD ASTRA and FIRST MAN. But there were also …

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Guest Review: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (2016)

Directed/Written By: Kenneth Lonergan Cast: Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler Runtime: 2 hrs 17 minutes Cinema portrayals of angry people are not usually enjoyable entertainment yet we are fascinated by films that dwell entirely on simmering angst. Manchester by the Sea (2016) is such a film. Perplexing, unsettling, yet engaging, it is a story without joy …

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FlixChatter Review: Zero Dark Thirty

Apart from perhaps Point Break, Kathryn Bigelow's films are often a one-time-viewing-only for me and this one is no exception. It's not a dis mind you, it's just that the subject matter she picks are usually so difficult to watch. The beginning of the film took us back to September 11, 2001. With nothing appearing …

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