Whiplash

Ohhhhhh. It's quite a while since I was left speechless at the end of a film (I think the last time was Under The Skin). I really struggled with the first two-thirds of a film, with the bullying, with the abuse, with the fact that a teacher at any level was allowed to get away … Continue reading Whiplash

Jupiter Ascending

Aw, you know, I totally understand why people will not get on with this film at all. But at least the Wachowskis try to do things a little differently. For example, the eponymous Jupiter at least has some real agency by the end of the film, and makes her own decisions on her own terms. … Continue reading Jupiter Ascending