Film Fest 919, Film Reviews

FILM FEST 919: Motherless Brooklyn

There aren’t a lot of films like Motherless Brooklyn anymore, but there really should be. Motherless Brooklyn tells the story of Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton), a private eye with Tourette’s syndrome, whose life is turned upside down when his boss and father figure, Frank Menna…

Animation, Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Isle of Dogs (2018)

Wes Anderson’s 9th directorial venture, and his 2nd stop-motion feature, ticks all the boxes of what you’ve come to expect from the extremely unique Texan. You have your perfectly symmetrical shots, you have your whip pans, you have your lateral tracking shots, you have your…

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First Trailer For Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ Drops!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt__kig8PVU&w=560&h=315] “‘Isle of Dogs’ tells the story of Atari Konayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo…

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REVIEW: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

‘Birdman’ is a film which has received huge critical acclaim and cleaned up at many of the awards ceremonies leading up to the much anticipated Academy Awards. The film centers around Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), a former Hollywood actor who is struggling to make a…