Mini Reviews #7

Dear Zachary: A Letter To His Son About His Father (2008) Director: Kurt Kuenne Starring: Andrew Bagby, David Bagby, Kathleen Bagby A heartbreaking documentary made by a friend of the murdered Dr. Andrew Bagby, compiling as many memories as he can for Andrew’s baby son Zachary as a family memento. The less said about the…

All Is Lost (2013)

Showing that he can handle a wide range when it comes to cinematic content, second time director J. C. Chandon moves from the Wall Street offices of 2011’s Margin Call to the wide expanse of the big blue in one man survival drama All Is Lost. The one man in question is Robert Redford, starring as…

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom (2013)

The unconditional release of Nelson Mandela on February 11th 1990 marked the first major historical event to happen in my lifetime. Being only three months old at the time and, obviously, having no memory of the years proceeding the occasion, my education on the life of Mandela was provided by the British media in the…

American Hustle (2013)

Happy New Year everybody! A new year means a whole new bunch of films to get through, the first of which for me was David O. Russell’s latest release American Hustle. Boasting a strong cast of Academy Award winners and nominees, the film provides a quirky and semi-fact based take on the real life ABSCAM…