Beasts of No Nation & the Horror of War

Beasts of No Nation. 2015. Directed & Written by Cary Joji Fukunaga. Based on the novel by Uzodinma Iweala. Starring Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor, Andrew Adote, Vera Nyarkoah Antwi, Ama K. Abebrese, Idris Elba, Kurt Egyiawan, Kobina Amissah-Sam, and Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye. The Princess Grace Foundation/Red Crown Productions/Participant Media/Come What May Productions/MammothContinue reading “Beasts of No Nation & the Horror of War”

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True Detective – Season 1, Episode 1: “The Long Bright Dark”

HBO’s True Detective Season 1, Episode 1: “The Long Bright Dark” Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga Written by Nic Pizzolatto * For a review of the following episode, “Seeing Things” – click here * For a review of True Detective’s Season 2 starting with “The Western Book of the Dead” – click here I’ve alreadyContinue reading “True Detective – Season 1, Episode 1: “The Long Bright Dark””

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True Detective Season 1 Blu ray Review

True Detective. 2014.  8 episodes directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga; written & created by Nic Pizzolatto.  Starring Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Potts, and Tory Kittles.  HBO Home Entertainment.  Rated 18A.  458 minutes.  Bonus Material Not Rated.  Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★★ (Season 1) ★★★★1/2 (Blu ray) The story of True Detective looks, on the surface, asContinue reading “True Detective Season 1 Blu ray Review”

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