All “Ghost Dimension” had to do was simply glide by. It just needed to be okay. It failed at even that.
Director Burnett did not create his characters to entertain, but to inform in a time period where emotional material like this was lacking.
While the plot seems fantastical enough to produce an engrossing film, its quick shuffle through thin characters leaves the audience unsure and unattached by the end.
This distance may be Sorkin and Boyle’s attempt to reflect Jobs’s mind within the narrative structure itself. The story makes very clear that Jobs is locked into each event, his mind zoned in on one objective: success.
“It’s not a ghost story. It’s a story with ghosts in it.”
“Beasts of No Nation” is a game changer — this is real cinema, coming to you in the comfort of your own home. I can’t say I approve.
Like most modern horror films, the new Austrian film “Goodnight Mommy” aims more to be disturbing than genuinely scary.
So, with Halloween rapidly approaching and studios releasing their annual display of horror films, I am hoping to find some more power and independence from the female protagonists.
It’s Spielberg. It’s Hanks. Of course “Bridge of Spies” is pretty damn good. But not great.
Along with Attah, Elba sells the complex relationship these two characters have as the Commandant drags Agu deeper into the heart of darkness.