CineVue

Film reviews and more

Day: 21 October 2015

#Adam Lowes #Reviews

Film Review: ‘Mississippi Grind’

★★★★☆ With its loose road movie vibe and appealingly downtrodden turns from the two tremendous leads, Mississippi Grind (2015) certainly fits into the ‘they don’t make ’em like that anymore’ cinematic category. Writer/director duo Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, no strangers to thoughtful character studies (Half Nelson, Sugar), are clearly more interested in […]

#John Bleasdale #Reviews

Film Review: ‘The Black Panthers’

★★★☆☆ “The strength of the Black Panther Party was its youth, its idealism and its enthusiasm,” says an aging member towards the close of Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2015). “The weakness of the Black Panther Party was its youth, its idealism and its enthusiasm.” This tragic see-saw, which sees revolutionary enthusiasm […]