The typical definition of “Oscar Bait” refers to those films that have particular themes and narrative arcs that will make whatever production it is get seen more favourably by awards voters. In the past several years there is an alternative but similar form of awards pandering has become prevalent. this critic will call it “theContinue reading “Pieces of a Woman. The Naturalism Paradox in Awards Filmmaking”
With his last two films, David Ayer cemented himself as one of these critics least favourite filmmakers currently working in Hollywood. The aesthetic choices in both Suicide Squad and Bright give off the impression that Ayers main interest in the production of those films was pandering to what a 13-year-old edgelord might think looks “cool.”Continue reading “The Tax Collector. Review”
I apologise for ever making fun of Shia LaBeouf.