‘Birdman’ is a beautifully constructed film centering on the life of Riggan (Michael Keaton), a washed up old actor desperate to reclaim the fame and recognition of his glory years. Set almost entirely in the theater where Riggan is holding his adaptation of Raymond Carver’s play (a transparent stab at critical acclaim), ‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Love’, the film explores the various virtues and flaws of the human spirit, and the differing methods individuals seek out to cope with their suffering. MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS.
Adapted from Richard Yates’ era defining novel, Revolutionary Road is a powerful portrait of the troubling consequences that arise from one’s desire to be an individual in a world of clones. MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS
Dallas Buyers Club is a story of defiance and suffering that bares a disturbing relevance to our current society. MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS
Former Dogme 95 founder Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘The Hunt’ reaffirms the importance of the truth through its poignant depiction of undeserved suffering. Starring as Lucas, Mads Mikkelsen lights up the screen with his injection of raw emotion and undeniable humanity, capturing our attention and gaining our sympathy at every possible turn. MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS