colin farrell

Movie Review -- 'The Gentlemen' is Director Guy Ritchie Doing What He Does Best

Last January, Matthew McConaughey graced us with Serenity, one of the most baffling, bizarre, and terrible movies I’ve ever seen. Last summer, Guy Ritchie also bowed in with a bad movie. He didn’t helm the live-action Aladdin, rather he beached it. Given that we’re well into the season of theatrical releases that prioritize action and style over more substantive films, I have to admit I didn’t have high hopes for The Gentlemen. To my surprise and delight,...

Movie Review - 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' Will Simultaneously Creep You Out and Make You Think

Last year, a curious thing about Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster was its flat, monotone dialogue. The characters spoke plainly, at times hilarious so, and it shaped the rest of the film and imprinted a style similar to Wes Anderson. While Anderson presents characters with wild eccentricities, Lanthimos’ characters are, simply put, mundane in comparison. For The Lobster, this style came off as odd but it worked well with the themes and humor. It made their matter-of-fact statements that much more laughable. Lanthimos continues this style with bizarre results in The Killing of a Sacred Deer...