Sunday, 12 March 2017

this week on 100 Films

3 brand-new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year this week...

Deadpool: No Good Deed (2017)
Screened before Logan in the US but only available to us poor disadvantaged foreigners thanks to the magic of the interweb, No Good Deed could be regarded as nothing more than a teaser trailer...
Read more here.

Logan (2017)
Logan’s consistency of style and tone render it easily the best Wolvie solo movie... but for this X-fan it’s not enough to usurp the top-draw traditional superheroics to be found in the three or four genre classics produced by the main series.
Read more here.

Room (2015)
Inspired by the infamous Josef Fritzl case (but most decidedly not a a direct fictionalise thereof), Room is a drama about a horrific crime — at times it could even be said to be a crime thriller — but it’s not interested in dealing with the usual outcomes of such filmic narratives; namely, justice or revenge (or both). Rather, it has a goal both more realistic and humane: it’s about the victims, and the psychological toll the crime exerts upon them.
Read more here.

And my second round of 100 Favourites continued, this week counting down from #60 to #31...

More next Sunday.

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