Beautifully shot and really thought provoking, the journey of Frances McDormand’s Fern introduces us to a lifestyle based on freedom and simplicity. She is not “homeless” but “houseless”, reduced to poverty by the 2008 crash and reliant on seasonal jobs to support herself and her life on the road. The sense of serenity and unwavering positivity really struck me, as the life of the nomad is not burdened by a house or possessions. They have the ability to come and…
A quality follow up to Get Out, Peele produces another innovative and unsettling horror film which kept me captivated throughout. Like imagine seeing a clone of yourself lurking around? Safe to say I would be bricking it. Lupita N’yongo is top draw in this and should’ve got an Oscar nomination, but I reckon her debatable raspy voice as Red may have lost her some votes.
The definition of don't judge a book by its cover. This is not a cringe fest about beauty pageants but about a dysfunctional family who are at rock bottom rallying together to support their daughter's dream to be on that pageant stage. An absolute rollercoaster of feels, if the ending does not put a smile on your face then you are the spawn of Satan. A must watch.
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I'm no simpleton but some of the philosophical symbolism going on in this went straight over my head. Even after a LOT of wiki and google searches I have gotten the idea that it is about 'the human condition', but I am still baffled. Starts off straightforward, gradually gets more odd (which I am all for) but the minute the bloke came out of his car naked following a pig is where I draw the line. Quality acting from the…