BlacKkKlansman (2018) Review – An Important Film For The Present Day

BlacKkKlansman is Spike Lee’s most straightforward narrative since 2006’s Inside Man, for which he was merely a director for hire. BlacKkKlansman is a more personal film for Lee, given his politics. However, throughout his career, Lee has never been afraid to work within the genre. The heist film, Inside Man or war film, Miracle at…

Downsizing (2017) Review — A Satirical Comedy Daring To Aim High

A lot of American films over the past 12-18 months can be read as an indictment of Donald Trump’s presidency and the cultural climate it has created stateside. None, however, goes as straight for the jugular of Trumpian ideology as Alexander Payne’s Downsizing. The premise, cinematically, is nothing new and can be found in many…