-MOVIE OF THE WEEK- A Most Violent Year (2014)
A slick, stylish crime drama that is rich with character and atmosphere. An ignored gem of 2014, which is made by, in my opinion, one of the best new voices of American cinema, J.C. Chandor. All three of his films deserves a recommendation but this one for me stands out the most. A film that at times feels like it is a Sydney Lumet film, in the best possible manner. A fascinating look into 1981 crime filled New York, where tensions are high. A dazzling cinematography by Bradford Young and an unforgettable score by Alex Ebert. And one cannot mention the strong performances, not only by the two leads but by the entire cast.