Category Archives: Film

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story feels like the studio took a rough draft of the script, set a release date for as early as possible, and put it to film. Almost every single problem with the film comes down to rough writing that could have been smoothed out with revisions. Whether due to self-imposed time constraints or too many cooks, a good chunk of this story comes across as half-baked, the kind of thing a film student would write for a passing grade. Continue reading Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Sing Street (2016)

Connor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) is a young lad in Dublin who transfers to a new school and falls for Ann (Kelly Thornton) who lives across the street. He decides to start a band to win her heart, but it quickly grows into much more. Under the guidance of his brother Brendan (Jack Reynor), he develops into quite the musician and begins to dream of bigger things. Continue reading Sing Street (2016)