The AFF is over now but there is much to write about. For a biennial event I think our list of films was quite spectacular, and only a few films that I saw were even remotely conventional. The only bummer is I have to… Continue Reading “AFF: TURBO KID ”
Sadly the Adelaide Film Festival is now over, but many more thoughts are to come on the incredibly unconventional films I was lucky enough to see. saw. It is a biennial event, but there is an encore of the Australian film ‘Highly Strung’, which… Continue Reading “AFF: TAG ”
Running from October 15-25, the Adelaide Film Festival continues to run on full steam, while the program and tickets can be purchased here Directed and Written by Jennifer Peedom Mount Everest brings to mind many things. High altitudes, freezing temperatures and an increasing number… Continue Reading “AFF: SHERPA ”
Running from October 15-25, the Adelaide Film Festival motors onto its third day, while the program and tickets can be purchased here Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, Written by Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou Starring: Colin Farrell, John C. Reilly, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw, Jacqueline Abrahams,… Continue Reading “AFF: THE LOBSTER ”
Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Written by Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston Crimson Peak reminds one of Edgar Allan Poe scribblings, as the camera swoops around a giant, Gothic styled house, accentuating the beautiful arches and painstakingly… Continue Reading “CRIMSON PEAK ”
Directed and Written by M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie, Kathryn Hahn Some folk are touting this new film as a return to form for director M. Night Shaymalan after his last few outings which were almost universally… Continue Reading “THE VISIT ”
Directed by Ridley Scott, Written by Drew Goddard (screenplay), Andy Weir (book) Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover The premise of the film is pretty simple and there is no need to rehash it. Matt… Continue Reading “THE MARTIAN ”
Directed and Written by Brad Barber, Scott Christopherson Similar somewhat to The Thin Blue Line in the way it investigates a broken justice system with the intention of raising awareness about the issues talked about, Peace Officer follows a Utah local named William ‘Dub’… Continue Reading “PEACE OFFICER ”
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