Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

By s. Tuesday, March 29, 2016 , , , , , , , 27 Comments

Where to begin?

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Hit Me with Your Best Shot: Daredevil (season 2)

By s. Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 8 Comments
(I'm up to episode 9, the shot I picked is from episode 6)

Daredevil as a show is a hit or miss for me. On one hand it's pretty much the only thing Marvel is currently offering that is not either boring, repetitive, overcrowded, messy or spends most of its run time on world building and increasingly stupid easter eggs. Yes, Marvel gave us Deadpool but even that didn't completely work with some of the jokes not landing and breaking of the forth wall being at times too much. So Daredevil with its brutal scenes, complex characters and apparent disconnect to MCU is a breath of fresh air and the best thing about it is that it doesn't feel like something from Marvel.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Hit Me with Your Best Shot: Atonement

By s. Tuesday, March 15, 2016 , 13 Comments
Atonement is one of those movies filled with dozens of gorgeous and iconic shots - I'm sure that silhouette of a soldier on the poppy field or Robbie looking at the bodies of dead schoolgirls will get several mentions here. I looked at a bunch of screenshots from the movie, some truly startling, unforgettable images - like Robbie and Cecilia frozen in passion against the bookshelf (echoed again as we see her dead body floating in the tunnel), Cecilia engulfed in flames as Robbie is being taken away or Briony peeking through red curtain. There is so much symbolism hidden in this rich, wonderful and absolutely heart breaking movie. But I chose the shot highlighting a moment, a scene and a performance that I think goes largely under appreciated.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016