Knives Out (Review)

One of Rian Johnson's gifts as a screenwriter and director is his ability to play with genre and audience expectations. In his murder mystery pastiche Knives Out, this quality flourishes. Knives Out is centred around the presumed suicide of a wealthy crime writer (Christopher Plummer) and the suspicions that then fall upon his family. The … Continue reading Knives Out (Review)

Blue Story (Review)

Sometimes good enough is, well, good enough. This is certainly true of Blue Story, a film with a clear audience in mind that does exactly what it needs to do for that audience. It's a film about the spiralling consequences of gang culture in London, specifically focusing on the black community. The almost Shakespearean story … Continue reading Blue Story (Review)