Leslie Byron Pitt

Leslie Byron Pitt

Leslie Byron Pitt is a film blogger, podcast host, and aspiring amateur photographer, who works in interior sales.

He’s currently working on building his portfolio of works.

Leslie studied Film and Video Production at Bucks New University (formerly BCUC). He lives in the home countries.

Free Fire: Film Review

Free Fire: Film Review

A group of shady individuals accumulate in an abandoned Boston warehouse to size up and complete an arms deal. However, when some bad blood infiltrates the proceedings, the deal swiftly falls south, and the guns which were going to be used for other nefarious purposes are now being utilised a...

DVD Review: Central Intelligence

DVD Review: Central Intelligence

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer When Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson original left the WWE to become a movie star, it was easy to see him as a star in the same vein as Arnold Schwarzenegger: A heavyweight presence who may not have a decent set of thespian chops, and would...

DVD Review: Notes on Blindness

DVD Review: Notes on Blindness

By Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer A recreational documentary in a similar vein to The Arbour (2010) or Dreams of a Life (2011), Notes on Blindness details us of the grand upheaval taken of famed academic John Hull as he loses his sight days after the birth of his first son. Directors...

DVD Review: The Hills Have Eyes

DVD Review: The Hills Have Eyes

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer When we consider early Wes Craven films, it is Last House on the Left (1972) which often grabs the plaudits for the way it helped redefine the horror genre with its grimness. While this is true, in terms of craft, The Hills Have Eyes is...

DVD Review: Fight Valley

DVD Review: Fight Valley

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer It’s hard to say too much about Fight Valley. It’s very hard to say anything particularly pleasant. There’s nothing more painful for a film writer, than viewing a film that doesn’t emit any pleasure in any moment of its running time. You don’t watch a...

DVD Review: Money Monster

DVD Review: Money Monster

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer Money Monster comes in at a lean 90 minutes and only flounders once or twice. Partly because it’s a film with a fair amount of moving parts. But also because it pulls a few of its punches. It becomes clear that director Jodie Foster doesn’t...

Blu-Ray Review: Love and Friendship

Blu-Ray Review: Love and Friendship

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer When you see the words Jane Austin Adaptation, it's hard not to think of direct Whit Stillman. In fact, it's surprising that we'd not seen a Stillman interpretation of Austin’s work until now. The writer-director’s particular brand of waspy angst, snappy quips and social mores...

DVD Review: The Nice Guys

DVD Review: The Nice Guys

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer A fellow writer once nailed an aspect about movies that some secretly (some not so secretly) enjoy in one sentence when in debate with an associate: “Movies are often at their most interesting when they are problematic”. Granted, this was caught by me on a...

DVD Review: Level Up

DVD Review: Level Up

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt/@Afrofilmviewer Ten minutes into Level Up, you can already feel the threads unravel from its tapestry. Anyone with a toe in the waters of pop culture can already see the similarities of Level Up with recent feature Nerve (2016). In fact, the film doesn’t feel too...

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