The Current War (Review)

When you expect a “race to create the modern world” one expects either a drawn-out sprint or a condensed marathon, not a relay. This film is exactly that, a relay race, a relay race of subplots and minor characters. And due to that, it can never quite find its genre, or pace. The sparks don’t…

Stand by Me (Review)

Stand by Me is one of the three greatest film adaptions of Stephen King novels, up there with Shawshank Redemption, and The Green Mile. It is one of the great heavyweights of Stephen King adaptions, and yet, couldn’t be more different from either of them. At its heart Stand by Me is a true coming-of-age film celebrating pre-adolescent camaraderie and adventure. Thirty-three years later this Oscar and Golden Globe nominated film still stands strong.