Following its theatrical and digital releases, Empire of Light is now available for audiences to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. My review ran shortly after the Canadian premiere during TIFF. There’s no denying that the film is the cinematography from Roger Deakins is beautiful. This is one of a number of films about the power of cinema in 2022. As for the rest of the film, not everyone will agree. To each their own.…"Empire of Light Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"
There’s no denying that Empire of Light is a beautifully shot film but there’s something about the Sam Mendes picture that feels off. I’m gonna be honest here in that this is the film in which I had to fight to stay awake. When one is running on little-to-no sleep, films need to be engaging to keep one’s attention. Factor in Sam Mendes at the helm and Olivia Colman in a leading role, this film…"Empire of Light – Toronto 2022"