Blade Runner 2049 opens with a similar opening text scroll with the first film, setting the scene for the events that are about to occur. Here, the role of the ‘blade runner’ – a being employed to wipe out rogue replicants (android) – is played by Ryan Gosling. His character of K is sent on a path of mystery, one that leads off with David Bautista’s worm growing man. There is more to t...[Read More]
There is no episode more indicative of the quality of this show than this episode right here. There’s bad audio. There’s swearing. Lots of swearing. There’s unexpected spoilers out of nowhere. There’s complaints about how hot it is. There’s an argument. There’s Bernadette telling Andrew he’s a fool. There’s also a double five star rating of a film. A...[Read More]
La La Land is a grand return of the ye olde style musical. Filmed in Cinemascope, full of bright colours and extravagant dance routines, this is Damien Chazelle’s ode to the films of yore – a look in the pool of remembrance and seeing the past through rose tinted glasses. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling team up for the third time, singing us all this story of two struggling artists trying to keep thei...[Read More]
Andrew was lucky to once again guest on the great Pop Culture Case Study. This time to discuss Derek Cianfrance’s Oscar nominated Blue Valentine. Starring Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling, this is a dark romance film about falling out of love. Head over to the Libsyn link here and give it a listen. Make sure to also subscribe on whatever podcast device you use.
How do you digest something like the financial crisis that crippled stock markets and banks and left countless people homeless worldwide in 2008? Something that is so vast and devastating, the repercussions of which we’re still feeling to this day, is hard to encapsulate in one film. Not only is it a devastating event, it’s also an exceptionally difficult event to fully comprehend. Well, thanks to...[Read More]