Lion (2016) Review: Good ol’ fashioned Oscar bait

This is a tough film to review. While it's ultimately a 'good' film in the traditional sense, Lion so predictably baits viewers with its bloated themes of inspiration and perseverance that it gets old really fast. The entirety of the film plays out in such a melodramatic and neatly packaged way that the viewer never doubts for a … Continue reading Lion (2016) Review: Good ol’ fashioned Oscar bait