Friday, March 07, 2014

"12 Years a Slave": the one-sentence review

You would have to have a heart of stone not to cry while watching this harrowing, amazing, wonderful movie, which features stellar acting, gorgeous cinematography, stately pacing, and a creaking shipload of misery, betrayal, horror, and humanity.


1 comment:

John from Daejeon said...

You might want to read "Divergent" before it hits cinemas in a couple of weeks. I don't want to ruin it for you, but it is heads above "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" series of books and should already be considered the front-runner in the race for adapted screenplay Academy award. Horrifyingly timely is a gross understatement. I can't wait to see (and hear) what the younger generations make out of it in regards to societal norms and pressures facing Tris, Four (Tobias), and the others as they are forced to choose their life-long factions.