Monthly Archives: February 2016

EDDIE THE EAGLE

Based on the true story of an unlikely Olympian, Eddie the Eagle is a paint-by-numbers crowd-pleaser about the British ski jumper, Michael Edwards — better known as Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards. It aims to please and nothing more, much like … Continue reading

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A WAR

Set during the Afghanistan War, A War (Krigen) explores the haze and confusion of combat. Though it is assumed from the beginning, the specificity of the war these soldiers are fighting in isn’t named until the story returns to Danish … Continue reading

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ONLY YESTERDAY

“I didn’t intend to bring my 5th grade self along with me on this trip, but clearly she was along for the ride.” [Long pause] “She was always around.” That pause reveals more about the main character’s inner turmoil that … Continue reading

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