Review: TRI

film reviews | movies | features | BRWC Review: TRI

By Toby Howell.

Tri is one of this year’s biggest surprises. You know when you watch a film that unknowingly packs a punch and you get that feeling of astonishment and glee? Well say hello to Tri. From the outside it looks like one of those straight to DVD releases, which lacks any kind of originality. This, is only partly true. What Tri lacks in creativity, it makes up for in characterisation. The film focuses on Natalie, played by the addictively watchable Jensen Jacobs, who decides along with her friend to sign up and train for a triathlon. What makes Tri so likeable is the ease to feel at home and relate to the characters. Each character has a flaw, each character uses the triathlon as a way to defeat their flaw, to overcome adversity. The movie confidently brandishes out music that truly complaints the flow and arch of the film, not only this, but the cinematography is mouth-watering with the characters displayed in immaculate backdrops with stunning slow-mo sequences which really capture your attention.

One of the biggest achievements of the project is the acting, even though there are no big names on the cast list, they earn your respect on screen. The film deals with dark themes and its actors hold their ground superbly well with some of the most emotional monologues I’ve seen all year. There were times where I had to sit back and question whether my eyes were going to water, it may be wise to have a tissue nearby.

To date with 49 reviews, Tri sits with an incredible 9.5 rating on IDMB, a score that really shouldn’t be overlooked. This film really does pack a motivational punch, even if you think you’ve seen it all before. The genuine nature and the personality of the characters blind you from your doubts and enable you to enjoy what is unfolding before your eyes. Due to a limited release, catch it now – you won’t regret it – Tri it.

We hope you're enjoying BRWC. You should check us out on our social channels, subscribe to our newsletter, and tell your friends. BRWC is short for battleroyalewithcheese.

Trending on BRWC:

Lost Bullet (Balle Perdue): Review

By Matt Conway / 21st June 2020 / 1 Comment
Blue Film Woman

Blue Film Woman: Review

By Daryl Bär / 10th June 2020 / 1 Comment
The Call Of The Wild Comp!

ENDED: The Call Of The Wild Comp!

By Alton Williams / 19th June 2020
Defending Jacob: The BRWC Review

Defending Jacob: The BRWC Review

By Caillou Pettis / 5th June 2020

Disclosure: Review

By Esme Betamax / 13th June 2020

Cool Posts From Around the Web:

BRWC is short for battleroyalewithcheese, which is a blog about films.



This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.