There is no question that prison is hard on a person, especially in countries like the United States, where the system is set up to be punitive rather than rehabilitative. A long stint can leave a person a shell of their former self unless they have something on the outside to hold on to. In The Unforgivable, that something is a younger sister that the main character isn’t allowed to see. In this circumstance, how do you go on?Continue reading “Review: ‘The Unforgivable’ is at odds with itself but still works”
Ford v Ferrari is a lot of things: a showcase for two of our great actors, one of the best car racing movies ever made, a compelling drama. At its core, though, it’s a story of two men completely dedicated to what they do and doing it despite the system they work in and the company they work for, always asking them to make concessions.
Make no mistake, Ford v Ferrari is an underdog story, but Ford isn’t the underdog, and Ferrari isn’t the villain. Instead, the underdogs are Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles, toiling away at making the best car in the world while their bosses are telling them to make the best Ford.
There’s a metaphor for filmmaking in there, somewhere.Continue reading “VIFF Review: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ offers compelling drama and thrilling races”
Every movie gets character posters now, why should **Baby Driver** –a movie reportedly filled with characters– be any different?
Buckle up, this is the best trailer yet and you’re about to get a song stuck in your head.
The Brad Pitt starring David Ayer directed World War 2 tank movie looks like it actually has a story.
Hot on the heels of [yesterday’s poster release](http://awesomefriday.ca/2014/06/fury-poster-brad-pitt-sad-face/) the trailer for Fury is out and it looks spectacular.
Brad Pitt starring tank warfare movie gets it’s first poster and it’s kind of amazing.