Rob Watches Movies

Reviews of every film I watch. The Good, The Bad and The Mothman Prophecies.

Category: Drama (page 1 of 2)

T2 Trainspotting – 9/10

‘It’s just nostalgia! You’re a tourist in your own youth…’

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves – 8.5/10

“There are no perfect men in the world; only perfect intentions…”

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Boy A – 8.5/10

‘I can’t go back being that other person, because that other person is dead…’

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I, Daniel Blake – 8/10

‘All it does is humiliate me, grind me down…’

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Manchester By The Sea – 9/10

‘I can’t beat it. I can’t beat it. I’m sorry…’

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Book Review: Bird Box

‘It’s better to face madness with a plan than to sit still and let it tear you in pieces…’

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Book Review: Wuthering Heights

Terror made me cruel…

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Suffragette – 7/10

‘I would rather be a rebel than a slave…’

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Reg – 7.5/10

‘I hope in my heart that one day the prime minister will be able to say sorry, that one day he (Tony Blair) will say sorry to the families of the bereaved,’ – Reg Keys

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Room – 8.5/10

Take a fucking bow Brie Larson…

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Hollywood is blessed right now with two spectacular actresses in Elizabeth Olsen and Jennifer Lawrence. Brie Larson impressed in The Spectacular Now, dazzled in Short Term 12 and with Room she has taken acting to a level that even Olsen and Lawrence are yet to reach. Before you accuse me of hyperbole, Larson has yet to prove she can carry a franchise or show the sheer range that Jennifer Lawrence has or the ability to star in a blockbuster like Olsen but in terms of a singular performance, Brie Larson in Room is right up there with any dramatic turn from anyone. She really is that fucking good.

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