Film Review: Two Days, One Night

Posted on by 5WC in Film

I started writing films reviews for this blog because I was getting fed up of reading and hearing critics spout on about how this film portrayed this, or how this moment reflected the classical style of that, and how without the influences of Tom, Dick and Harry this movie would never fulfil its potential. All I wanted to know was this: am I going to enjoy this film?

And Two Days, One Night is the perfect example of this. It has been getting rave reviews. At the time of writing it is currently rated at 92% on Metacritic and 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. But this doesn’t actually tell me anything, because when you start actually reading the reviews, the basis on which people have lofted it to such a high platform, all they are doing is describing the plot or talking about the layers behind it. Nobody can tell me whether I will actually enjoy it when I watch it. Read more