Vice is the not so well known tale of how former US Vice President Dick Cheney rose to power over several decades through the US government and how he may have become the most dominant right-hand man in all of modern day politics.
Sofia Coppola has ventured into themes surrounding identity and depression in the past so Somewhere takes a familiar approach to tackle this subject whilst saying much more than the audience anticipates.
The old adage goes, “no pain, no gain,” but that can be a problem when it’s impossible for you to feel any sort of pain even after getting hurt. Vasan Bala’s Hindi action comedy is blatant in its title, as it follows protagonist Surya who has a rare condition which prohibits him from feeling physical pain.
Middle school is a time filled with awkward growing pains and moments of self-discovery, though many may try to repress those memories. Comedian-turned-director Bo Burnham encapsulates the essence of early adolescence in his debut feature film.