Tag Archives: Omar Sy

Inferno, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 5/10

Cast: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Ben Foster, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Ana Ularu, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, Ida Darvish.

If there was ever an example in the world of cinema of a truly superb idea being driven down the wrong street then unfortunately Inferno would have to be one of the most disappointing examples of them all.

Burnt, Film Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 7.5/10

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Bruhl, Ricardo Scamarcio, Omar Sy, Sarn Keeley, Henri Goodman, Matthew Rhys, Stephen Campbell Moore, Emma Thompson, Uma Thurman, Lexi Benbow-Hart, Alicia Vikander, Lily James.

Like films about sporting events, it can be hard to catch a piece of art when confining it to the kitchen, when allowing the furnace like quality, the cauldron of temper to infiltrate celluloid, for like an orchestra, every interpretation of the moves and subtle dance within a restaurant kitchen is open up for debate and explanation.

Jurassic World, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 8.5/10

Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, B.D. Wong, Jake Johnson, Judy Greer, Andy Buckley, Jimmy Fallon.

Humanity never learns, it assumes control and mastery over all and in the end it seems both nature and the beast will always win through. It’s a good job really, for if humanity ever truly learned from its mistakes, films like Jurassic World would never get made and cinema would be poorer for it.

Mood Indigo, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T., Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh, Aïssa Maïga, Omar Sy, Charlotte Le Bon, Sacha Bourdo, Natacha Régnier, Philippe Torreton, Alain Chabat, Zinedine Soualem, Marina Rozenman, Mathieu Paulus, Frédéric Saurel, Wilfred Benaïche, Alex Raul Barrios, Kid Creole, Paul Gondry, Bobby Few, Tilly Scott Pedersen, Jérôme Coué, David Bolling.

Only somebody perhaps as good as Michael Gondry could produce a film so tender, so utterly charming, so clever and ever so slightly and brilliantly bizarre and pretentious as Mood Indigo and get away with it. A film that is so charming and clever and yet at its very heart is a piece of cinema that deals with death and the loss of idealism, nobody else surely would have the cinematic balls to do it without being locked away first.

X-Men: Days of Future Past, Film Review. Picturehouse@F.A.C.T. Liverpool.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * *

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender,  Nicholas Hoult, Peter Dinklage, Shawn Ashmore, Omar Sy, Daniel Cudmore, Evan Peters, Fan Bingbing, Josh Helman, Ellen Page,  Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, Adan Canto, Booboo Stewart, Lucas Till, Evan Jonigkeit, Gregg Lowe, Mark Camacho, James Marsden, Famke Janssen.