Tag Archive: flash

Flash Review – Mad Max: Fury Road

More like Mad Max: Feminist Road, amirite?

Flash Review: The Counselor [2013]

Have you been bad? ‘Cause this movie has. I was not ready for a film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz and Brad Pitt, to… Continue reading

Flash Review: This Is The End [2013]

Not as funny as the marketing campaign might’ve led you to believe, or as all the people involved in the film think they are (at least not all the time), This Is The… Continue reading

Flash Review: The Bling Ring [2013]

Fascinating cautionary tale where Sofia Coppola again deals with the always-rich theme of emptiness, this time seen through the prism of wasted youth, both literally and figuratively. Unattended kids break in or walk… Continue reading

Flash Review: The Sweet Hereafter [1997] & The Paperboy [2012]

Its pace is a little too tranquil for my taste, verging on dull, but Atom Egoyan beautifully transfers Russell Banks’ novel to the screen, expertly translating his poignant words to the language of… Continue reading

Flash Review: The Great Gatsby [1974]

I’m not the biggest fan of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, but even I can admit it deserved a better adaptation than this soporific, melodramatic and drawn-out Jazz Age telenovela. In terms of acting,… Continue reading

Flash Review: Dredd [2012]

Even though Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) struck me as Christian Bale’s Batman meets Grumpy Cat, thus never letting me take him seriously, and despite the fact that it battles some minor pace issues… Continue reading

Flash Review: Star Wars (Episode IV – A New Hope) [1977]

In my mind, the day when I’d eventually watch Star Wars for the first time would be a big event, a turning point. It wasn’t. I present my thoughts in a Flash Review… Continue reading

Introducing: Flash Review!

Hello people! The purpose of this post is introducing a new type of format for reviews that I’ll be using occasionally from now on. I know my usual posts are fairly brief but… Continue reading