Kodachrome

We are taken on a road trip with three different characters whose lives appear to unravel before us. Forced to confront their shared past they attempt to reconcile their differences on the journey. From the outset my suspicions of a Beatnik-styled sojourn were dismissed as gradually, frame by frame, the substance of an original story reveals powerful social realism. Continue reading Kodachrome

First Man

For such an historic and iconic theme as the Apollo 11 moon landing any director is taking a big leap..
Damien Chazelle (director La La Land and Whiplash) must have been aware of the cultural and historical expectations for a feature film on Neil Armstrong.
Before the space race and the cold war of mid 20th century, indeed since the dawn of civilization, these expectations were building. Continue reading First Man