A Most Violent Year

There has to be a sense of authenticity in a film. Authenticity is essential as conflict is in drama—it must be the essence of the film. Writer/director J.C Chandor’s third feature brings such essence up front this time, whereas in two of his previous directorial efforts (Margin Call, All Is Lost), authenticity was present, but…

The Two Faces of January

The coffee is cold and the beer is warm as Rydal states. It’s been, I believe, said as a riddle, for one can pick up the definition behind it as the film reaches its conclusion. The characters only travel here downhill, and one of them is purposely involved in a situation that its outcome to…