Movie Review – Good Take!

Good Take! (Pai de bu cuo) Hong Kong (2016) Dir. Various Anthology films are hard for a reviewer to grade - at least I think so. Being comprised of individual shorts, often on a set theme, in this case it is they are all set in Macau, do you rate it lower if not everything … Continue reading Movie Review – Good Take!

Movie Review – Skies Of Lebanon

Skies Of Lebanon (Sous le ciel d'Alice) France (2020) Dir. Chloé Mazlo You never know where you will find your true love and happiness in life, and sometimes it can be too good to be true. Real life however can be hard and will do all it can to ruin that happiness for you, with … Continue reading Movie Review – Skies Of Lebanon

Movie Review – Calamity

Calamity (Calamity, une enfance de Martha Jane Cannary) France (2020) Dir. Rémi Chayé If you’ve never heard the name Martha Jane Cannary before, and you are of a certain vintage then the first word of the title of this vivid French animation provides a huge clue about her more famous sobriquet. And not a single … Continue reading Movie Review – Calamity

Movie Review – Shaadi Mubarak

Shaadi Mubarak India (2021) Dir. Padmasri I’ve probably said this before but arranged marriages is a cultural aspects of Asia I’ll never be able to get my head around. Whilst some countries have eased up on this, others like India still unfortunately embrace it. But if this film is any indication, they can at least … Continue reading Movie Review – Shaadi Mubarak

Movie Review – Martin Eden

Martin Eden Italy (2019) Dir. Pietro Marcello Does art influence culture or does culture influence art? Do you have to be a certain class of person to appreciate or create art, or can you become a certain type of person because you appreciate or create art? In other words, can the two co-exist without one … Continue reading Movie Review – Martin Eden

Move Review – Riders Of Justice

Riders Of Justice (Retfærdighedens ryttere) Denmark (2020) Dir. Anders Thomas Jensen Or “Revenge Of The Nerds And Their Psycho Military Friend”. In all fairness, only one of this unlikely vigilante group is seeking vengeance, the other one directly affected wants to solve the criminal mystery the police seem incapable or disinterested in investigating. What could … Continue reading Move Review – Riders Of Justice

Movie Review – Seobok

Seobok Korea (2021) Dir. Lee Yong-Joo Eternal life. It seems many people yearn for it, not necessarily to avoid dying but rather to exploit it in the name of gaining power which can’t ever be wrest from them, or as we know them, criminals. This would make the idea of immortality flawed and we should … Continue reading Movie Review – Seobok

Movie Review – Ron’s Gone Wrong

Ron's Gone Wrong UK/US (2021) Dirs. Sarah Smith & Jean-Philippe Vine Kids these days spend way too much time on their phones or playing computer games that they don’t know what it is like to interact with people in real life. That is the picture painted by the media and may even be probably true … Continue reading Movie Review – Ron’s Gone Wrong

Movie Review – The Sparks Brothers

The Sparks Brothers UK/US (2021) Dir. Edgar Wright “Your favourite band’s favourite band” is the legend that accompanies the characteristic cover artwork for this 141-minute retrospective on the career of one of popular music’s biggest paradoxes. Sparks, the duo of brothers Ron and Russell Mael, are one of the most influential bands of the past … Continue reading Movie Review – The Sparks Brothers

Movie Review – And They Say I Am The Crazy One

And They Say I Am The Crazy One (Depois a Louca Sou Eu) Brazil (2019) Dir. Julia Rezende Fitting into this world is not the easiest thing for many of us for a variety of reasons, though very few people will actually understand the trauma and anxiety his causes us. We get called weird, rude, … Continue reading Movie Review – And They Say I Am The Crazy One