Tag: Vietnam

Downsizing

⭐⭐⭐ Attempting to ease the problems brought about by the continuous growth of the world’s population, scientists invent Downsizing; a procedure that shrinks humans to about five inches. Once you’ve been downsized you live in your own little utopia in a community of small people where you can live in luxury for a minimal amount…

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Last Flag Flying

⭐⭐⭐⭐ The death of a young US Marine reunites three Vietnam Veterans as they embark upon a bittersweet road trip where their past deeds are confronted and their futures considered. Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne and Steve Carell are our heroes and whilst their lives have taken them in different directions, they come full circle as…

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The Post

⭐⭐⭐ Based on the real-life events surrounding the publication of the Pentagon Papers, The Post brings together, for the first time, three Hollywood heavyweights; Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep under the direction of Steven Spielberg. With over 30 Oscar wins and nominations between them (acting and directing), it’s a pretty exciting prospect. It’s 1966 and a…

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Coco

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Set to the backdrop of the Day of the Dead festival in Mexico (hello, SPECTRE), our hero, Miguel, is born into a family of shoemakers who believe music is a curse after his great-great grandfather walked out on his wife and daughter to pursue a career in music, never to return. Since then, all music…

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