Momentary Cinema’s Review of the Year 2017 in Film – Part 1

The team at Momentary Cinema (JJ McDermott, Alan Matthews and Robin Stevens) have decided to form our review of the year in film through a discussion format. Now, this format did not have us sit down and have someone record our nerd-ish ramblings. That would be difficult considering that there is a non-conforming, geographical issue … Continue reading Momentary Cinema’s Review of the Year 2017 in Film – Part 1

The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear 3D Glasses – Blade Runner 2049 Review

Blade Runner (1982) didn’t need a sequel. A previous post on this very blog was dedicated to that subject. However, if you absolutely positively have to have a sequel for a film which doesn’t require one, then pray to the movie gods that the sequel is as good as Blade Runner 2049. After all, Alien … Continue reading The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear 3D Glasses – Blade Runner 2049 Review

The Two Reviews: Blade Runner 2049 (2017 Denis Villeneuve)

“…reducing the film and its central narrative to esoteric wankiness…” For many cinema goers, expectations for this greatly anticipated sequel to Blade Runner were high. Then again, I am one of those who never believed it was going to match the original. And it doesn’t. But it is not a complete write-off either. The cinema-photography … Continue reading The Two Reviews: Blade Runner 2049 (2017 Denis Villeneuve)