LFF 2016: Bleed for This Review

Bleed for This Review - LFF 2016Miles Teller and Aaron Eckhart deliver knock-out performances in Ben Younger’s true-story boxing drama, Bleed for This. It’s a powerful tale, and Younger has turned it into a thrilling and highly engaging watch, in large part thanks to the terrific leading duo. But unfortunately it also comes with a small handful of problems. Continue reading

LFF 2016: A United Kingdom Review

A United Kingdom Review - LFF 2016Amma Asante’s biographical drama is an impassioned look at the lives of Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike). Opening just as the duo first meet, A United Kingdom mixes drama, romance, and comedy to tell the story of one couple’s struggle to beat the racism that faces them at every turn. Continue reading