Category Archives: Film Review

Review: The Assistant (2019/20)

There are plenty of films about the artistic side of the filmmaking process, but very few about the business side of the industry and next-to-none about the daily office work involved in getting films made. Kitty Green’s THE ASSISTANT is … Continue reading

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Calm with Horses (2019) Review

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Uncorked (2020) Review

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Review in Brief: Butt Boy (2019/20)

Indie horror-mystery BUTT BOY has the schlockiest of schlocky conceits, but approaches it completely straight. Amazingly, it works. It’s a classic tale of a deadbeat alcoholic cop on the hunt for a serial killer, only this serial killer seems to … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: The Platform (2019)

THE PLATFORM may feel relevant but it’s extremely obvious in its use of metaphor. One character (Zorion Eguileor) has a catchphrase, responding to every passing comment of his cell mate (Iván Massagué) with a derisive “Obviously”. “Obviously” could be this … Continue reading

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A Field in England (2013) Review

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Review: The Clone Wars: Season 7 (2020)

Going forward, Star Wars movies should be more like Star Wars TV. Whereas the movies have largely become overly self-conscious and uninspired, recently THE MANDALORIAN and especially THE CLONE WARS have shown us how character-driven storytelling in a galaxy far, … Continue reading

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Arrietty (2010) Review

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Review in Brief: Bloodshot (2020)

BLOODSHOT looks like it’s going to be about something for a ten minute stretch in the middle when amnesiac supersoldier Ray Garrison (Vin Diesel) meets fellow members of his new black ops squad – all servicemen injured in action and … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Emma. (2020)

Rarely has Jane Austen’s work been funnier on film. OK, her work as presented in LOVE & FRIENDSHIP was funnier, but that was mostly because Tom Bennett plays the perfect idiot. EMMA, the film and the character (Anya Taylor-Joy) is … Continue reading

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