I hope though, that even though The Aeronauts has decided to change some parts of the story, it will still remain truthful to the original experience of the Glaisher and Coxwell to pay tribute to their contributions to science, especially at a time when people were wary to venture into the unknown. What these pioneers did took courage and became the springboard for advancements we are enjoying today so I hope the movie manages to capture the wonder of discovery and inspire the viewers with these ideas.
Don’t get me wrong. I think Battleship Island was, in essence, a laudable movie. It had a great premise and it was based on an actual historical event. It had a strong cast and a big budget at its disposal but with this came huge expectations from the viewing public. However, while there was an obvious effort to make this film into a marvelous testament to the triumph and bravery of the enslaved Koreans against oppression, the execution came off half-baked mainly because the film tried to make the movie an actor-driven film rather than a plot-based one.
Its quite embarrassing to admit that going into the cinema, I had only a vague idea of the role that General Antonio Luna played in the revolution towards independence during the time of Spanish and […]