Onward

Onward US (2020) Dir. Dan Scanlon Growing up without a parent is hard enough when you knew them for a short while but worse if you didn’t get a chance to know them at all. Obviously, if you did get a chance to meet your deceased parent you’d take it, even if it meant dabbling … Continue reading Onward

Ma

Ma US (2019) Dir. Tate Taylor Never depend on the kindness of strangers. It didn’t do Blanche Dubois any good and there is a very good chance it might not always work out for you either, as you never know just into whose hands you are putting your life. Teenager Maggie Thompson (Diana Silvers) moves … Continue reading Ma

The Shape Of Water

The Shape Of Water (Cert 15) US (2017) Dir. Guillermo del Toro It has been said that you can’t help who you fall in love with and in some instances, this has extended to “whats” as well. History is rife with fantasy tales of men falling in love with mermaids, and lest we forget the … Continue reading The Shape Of Water

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures US (2016) Dir. Theodore Melfi “Here at NASA we all pee the same colour” Ever since Hollywood was called out for its myopia regarding black people in cinema, there has a proliferation of films about and from this ethnic group to receive the same recognition as films from white filmmakers. Perhaps this is … Continue reading Hidden Figures

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer Korea (2013) Dir. Bong Joon-ho In 2014 an experiment to counter global warming goes horribly awry, creating an ice age which wipes out the majority of the human race. The survivors were placed on environmentally durable train called the Snowpiercer designed and built by a rich scientist and train lover named Wilford (Ed Harris), … Continue reading Snowpiercer