Alejandro Gillick(Benicio Del Toro): You should move to a small town, somewhere the rule of law still exists. You will not survive here. You are not a wolf, and this is a land of wolves now.
After being attracted to Villeneuve’s work through Prisoners (2013) I pushed myself to watch anything really by this director, he seems to have a thing for grabbing you by the throat and making your heart stop due to the nerve-wrecking tension.
Blue is the Warmest Colour is a French coming of age film from director Abdellatif Kechiche. The film stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos it follows Adèle (Exarchopoulos), a French teenager who discovers desire and freedom when a blue-haired art student Emma (Seydoux) enters her life.
Whiplash is a dark fight for your dream kind of film from director Damien Chazelle, we meet Andrew a talented drummer and Terence Fletcher a conductor who will drive you and drill you with taunts till you are on the edge of your mental capability.
Son of a Gun is a nicely set Australian crime film from first time director Julius Avery. The film stars Ewan McGregor, whose Scottish accent breaks through his Aussie attempt, and Brenton Thwaites, a natively Australian actor.
American Sniper is a 2015 biographical war film with a bit of drama directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Jason Hall. It is based on Chris Kyle’s autobiography American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History and stars Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller.
‘What’s Left of Me’ is absolutely amazing. I had been wanting to read it for a while, but for some reason, I just kept putting it off. The topic of this book involved one word nobody ever wants to hear, and it’s such a hard thing to read about because you immediately feel empathy for the character and you form an even stronger bond with them. Continue reading “Book Review: ‘What’s Left of Me’ by Amanda Maxlyn” »