LFF 2017: The Shape Of Water

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in , ,

Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water is set at the height of the Cold War in the 1950s. Everyday a mute girl Eliza (Sally Hawkins) cleans with Zelda (Octavia Spencer) in a top research lab, she follows the same routine everyday. Her only other fri ...Read More

LFF 2017: Call Me By Your Name

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Based on the book of the same name, although the ending of the film is completely different, Call Me By Your Name is a coming of age story set in the summer of 1983 with the glorious Northern Italian countryside playing a central role. It is set d ...Read More

LFF 2017: Last Flag Flying

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in , ,

Last Flag Flying is on the surface a funny and smart film with real laugh out loud moments, but delve deeper and there's a strong overarching message that loyalty and truth are the most important things. It is a bold and fearless look at patriotism, ...Read More

a man called ove: review

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in , ,

It’s had admittedly only a few entries so far, but there is a growing sub-genre of films devoted to difficult senior citizens. There was Jack Nicholson in Alexander Payne’s About Schmidt, Bruce Dern in Nebraska (Payne again) and Bill Murray in Th ...Read More

St. Vincent – Masseduction

Posted by on October 13, 2017 in , ,

Although Annie Clark named her second album Actor, it was on 2014’s St. Vincent that the Texan guitarist, singer and songwriter really embraced the possibilities of music as a performance, drawing comparisons with Bowie and collaborator David Byrne ...Read More