Ex Machina- The Review

Alex Garland's directorial début Ex Machina is something of a cinematic rarity; it is a science-fiction film which takes its time. Too many examples of the genre go in with all guns blazing, blinding the audience with CGI before trying to make some kind of philosophical idea that ends up making the whole film look a bit … Continue reading Ex Machina- The Review

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Whiplash- The Review

There is a pure power at the heart of Whiplash; not in the conventional Hollywood meaning, but in the ferocious tempo and noise that comes out of Damien Chazelle's extraordinary film. It portrays the strained relationship between a young and ambitious drummer (Miles Teller) and his tutor, Mr Fletcher (J.K Simmons), who despite being an aggressive … Continue reading Whiplash- The Review