There’s not too much I can say about Kenneth Lonergan’s latest film, Manchester by the Sea, without explaining the extreme weight of it. The film’s protagonist, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck), bares a personal guilt so large, its force is felt so deeply that you start to wonder how powerfully trauma can be transferred from screen to seat.
Daniel Burman’s The Tenth Man is a heartfelt comedy set within a lively, old Jewish neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, known as the Once district. Burman’s script is both tight and witty, and when paired with the raw and gritty shots of chaotic city streets and local merchants, the film is given a distinct and captivating documentary feel.
Windsor typeface, lavish costumes and soft jazzy melodies greet audiences like an old, inviting friend. Café Society, which pays homage to the style and art decor of 1930s New York and Los Angles, has everything an Allen fan expects to see when they head to the cinema to catch his latest film.
Barbershop: The Next Cut, is the third installment film of the highly acclaimed American comedy series released this year by a fresh director to the trilogy, Malcom D. Lee and once more, the film captures the daily chaotic buzz and bustle of series frontman, Calvin (Ice Cube), and his bizarrely lovable team as they bring laughter and, of course, undeniable style, to their local South Side Chicago customers.