Split (2017)

images.jpegGenre: Thriller/Horro

Rating: PG

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Running Time: 116 Minutes

Main Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley, Haley Lu Richardson, and Jessica Sula

“I choose you.”

Those are the first chilling words we hear from James McAvoy’s, Kevin Wendell Crumb and its from this point it sets up the entire feel of the film, Chilling. Continue reading

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#OscarsNotSoRacist This Time Around

moonlight.pngThe day has come for all movie lovers, the announcement of nominees for one of the biggest and most famous awards in the film industry, The Academy Awards or Oscars as its known.

Last year major discussion highlighted a lack of racial diversity among the nominees in major categories, which consisted of all twenty of the acting nominations and four out of five directors being Caucasian. Prompting racial equality activist and former attorney April Reign to tweet about the snub of non-Caucasian’s for nominations, creating the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite.

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Lion (2017)

lion-movie-poster-dev-patel.jpgGenre: Drama

Rating: PG

Director: Garth Davis

Running Time: 118 minutes

Main Cast: Dave Patel, Nicole Kidman, Sunny Pawar, David Wenham

One quote from Lion resonates with how I felt about this film and the way it tugged at your emotions. The quote in question, “You need to go, she needs to see how beautiful you have become.”

The quote is from Sue (Nicole Kidman), the adoptive mother of Saroo. It is from one of many beautiful and emotionally invoking scenes in the film. It can also be used to sum up my opinion of the film, you need to go see this and see how beautiful this film is. Continue reading