2018 Review

New Releases Happy End – Michael Haneke Faces Places - Agnès Varda The Antigone – Tacita Dean Let The Sunshine In – Claire Denis You Were Never Really Here – Lynne Ramsay I don’t get to the cinema much these days, being both skint and constantly nervous of Dolby Surround Sound which sadly gives rise … Continue reading 2018 Review


2014 Review and Top 10s.

Best New Releases. 2014 has been a year that I've genuinely struggled to keep up with in terms of new releases.  The sheer wealth of material out there and the incessant obsession of online reviewers to desperately be up-to-date has been an interesting but ultimately fruitless exercise to try and mimic.  Luckily, I've watched a … Continue reading 2014 Review and Top 10s.

Bastards (Claire Denis, 2014) – Oily Depths and Blank Walls.

Terrible things can happen in environments that allow people to step-back from consequences; this is the first step in most types of crime and film noir pictures.  But to simply place Claire Denis' latest film, Bastards (2014), into one of these categories just for the ease of categorisation does it little justice.  Denis' film has … Continue reading Bastards (Claire Denis, 2014) – Oily Depths and Blank Walls.