Film Review: The Way Back (2020)

Reuniting Ben Affleck with The Accountant director Gavin O’Connor, The Way Back follows Jack Cunningham (Affleck), an alcoholic construction worker. He is soon recruited to train the basketball team of his former high school, where he was a star player.  On the face of it, The Way Back has the hallmarks of an almost cliché sports film with a lacklustre team and a coach seeking … Continue reading Film Review: The Way Back (2020)

Review of 2011 with a twist

This year has been pretty poor. According to my calculations, I have seen 47 films this year.   In some eyes, it’s quite an achievement.  In others, it’s pathetic.  Strangely enough, I am leaning towards the latter.  I have missed out on offerings like Midnight in Paris and 50/50 to go to films like Hugo and Green Hornet. D’oh! An eclectic mix of films has been watched this year … Continue reading Review of 2011 with a twist