Constant white-knuckle tension balanced out by a strong character study and wonderfully crafted, emotional relationships.
Month: February 2017
Most of what ‘Gold’ has to offer has been delivered before, only much better.
That versatility. That husky, whispery voice. That steely, brooding gaze. We place a spotlight on one of the screen’s most charismatic chameleons.
Despite various impressive elements, repetitive emotional beats and little resolution fail to justify the lengthy running time.
Fails to burrow beyond the surface of its protagonist’s unbalanced, selfish behaviour.
Some great material isn’t enough to change the fact that ‘Live by Night’ begins and ends a dull and unoriginal genre pic.
Despite the darkness, this Oscar-nominated Swedish picture manages to be funny and completely endearing.