The Lobster

I adored this. And I am also incredibly sad having just watched it. I feel emotionally empty and also ridiculous in myself. Colin Farrell is a revelation, and I never thought I would be saying that. Just the tiniest bit irritated by the voiceover, but that's nit-picking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpt0tn1-54k

Sicario 

What drew me to this film? Two things - Emily Blunt and director Denis Villeneuve. For two-thirds of the film, Blunt is great. Then she more or less disappears in a strange point-of-view shift, presumably at the request of the director. And while I'm used to Villeneuve introducing twists (see Incendies, Prisoners and Enemy) this effective … Continue reading Sicario