One Shot #2: Darkest Hour

Though I had an overall so-so opinion of Joe Wright's 2017 Winston Churchill biopic, one aspect of the film stood out to me just as much as Gary Oldman's spellbinding lead performance - and that's Bruno Delbonnel's brilliant cinematography. And part of the reason is this one shot, right here: Even if you haven't seen... Continue Reading →

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Best Picture Countdown #8: Darkest Hour

"Nations which go down fighting rise again, and those that surrender tamely are finished." - Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill, Darkest Hour (2017) Dir. Joe Wright Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ben Mendelsohn, etc. Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 2hr 5min Darkest Hour is an exploration into the life of British Prime... Continue Reading →

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