Film bits and bobs

Oasis (2002)

First published by Little White Lies “You have to be responsible for your actions. You have to fit in with society, be aware of how others see you.” Or so … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Top Five (2014)

First published by Sight & Sound, June 2015 Synopsis: New York City, present. Visiting from LA to promote his new, serious (and unappealing) historical film Uprize, comedian André Allen agrees … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Spring (2014)

First published by Sight & Sound, June 2015 Synopsis: California, present day. After his mother – his last remaining relative – dies, Evan gets into a vicious bar fight which … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Secret In Their Eyes (2009)

First published by Film4 Synopsis: The film that bested A Prophet and The White Ribbon to 2010’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. Juan José Campanella directs, co-writes, produces and edits an … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

You and the Night (Les rencontres d’après minuit) (2013)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks By night, everything becomes obscured, abstracted, reduced to invisible concepts. It’s a time for intimate liaisons, supernatural hauntings, criminal activities, midnight movies and deep, … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Her (2013)

Review first published by Film4. Synopsis: Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Where The Wild Things Are) writes and directs this melancholic romance set in the near future. Review: Spike … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 2 Comments


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