Past Lives (2023) EIFF Review

Past Lives (2023) EIFF Review

Past Lives (2023)Director: Celine SongScreenwriter: Celine SongStarring: Greta Lee, Teo Yoo, John Magaro Two near-identical frames. One of a woman on the edge of the right hand side, sitting at a desk looking down into the lens of her laptop webcam. Another of a man on the edge of the left hand side, sitting at […]

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Empire of Light (2022) Review

Empire of Light (2022) Review

Empire of Light (2022)Director: Sam MendesScreenwriter: Sam MendesStarring: Olivia Colman, Michael Ward, Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Tom Brooke, Tanya Moodie, Hannah Onslow, Crystal Clarke Sam Mendes has returned following the critical success of his exceptionally thrilling and award winning World War I movie 1917 to set his lens upon a British drama surrounding staff at

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The Bob’s Burgers Movie (2022) Review

The Bob’s Burgers Movie (2022) Review

The Bob’s Burgers Movie (2022) Director: Loren Bouchard, Bernard Derriman Screenwriters: Loren Bouchard, Nora Smith Starring: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, Kristen Schaal, John Roberts When it comes to animated sitcom films, audiences want the same show they love but more cinematic. This can bring together the two contradictory goals of TV (stability)

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Deerskin (2019) Review

Deerskin (2019) Review

Deerskin (2019) Director: Quentin Dupieux Screenwriter: Quentin Dupieux Starring: Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel, Albert Delpy, Pierre Gommé, Marie Bunel, Coralie Russier, Laurent Nicolas, Youssef Hajdi  Most of us have made needlessly extravagant purchases at some point in our lives, be that when we’ve come into a little extra disposable cash or we just want to

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Dev Patel David Copperfield

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) Review

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) Director: Armando Ianucci Screenwriters: Simon Blackwell, Armando Ianucci Starring: Dev Patel, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Ranveer Jaiswal, Daisy May Cooper, Darren Boyd, Gwendoline Christie The idea of the departed looking down upon the world of the living with confusion and exasperation has been a

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Mike Leigh Peterloo Movie

Peterloo (2018) Review

Peterloo (2018) Director: Mike Leigh Screenwriter: Mike Leigh Starring: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Pearce Quigley, David Moorst, Rachel Finnegan, Tom Meredith, Simona Bitmate, Robert Wilfort, John-Paul Hurley, Victor McGuire Veteran British director Mike Leigh returns with a new, big budget historical drama about the massacre of St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, where in the summer of

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Ryan Gosling First Man

First Man (2018) Review

First Man (2018) Director: Damien Chazelle Screenwriter: Josh Singer Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Ethan Embry, Ciarán Hinds, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Patrick Fugit First Man, the 2018 mid-budget Universal release from Whiplash and La La Land director Damien Chazelle, will be about the most divisive movie of the year when 2018 comes to a close, owing

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Ari Aster Herditary Movie

Hereditary (2018) Review

Hereditary (2018) Director: Ari Aster Screenwriter: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Ann Dowd I’m a massive scaredy cat, but I’m a cat that enjoys the fright, so I agreed to go and see the new hot horror film Hereditary with my sisters. I don’t really watch TV anymore these

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2017 Leatherface Movie Review

Leatherface (2017) Review

Leatherface (2017) Director: Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo Screenplay: Seth M. Sherwood Starring: Stephen Dorff, Vanessa Grasse, Sam Strike, Lili Taylor Leatherface is a…horror film? I think the scariest thing about it is that it was made. If you’re a fan of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, but you also wanna know how Leatherface got

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