Monthly Archive: October, 2018

ADLFF ’18: BEAUTIFUL BOY [2018]

It may not possess the raw grit of a film like Requiem of a Dream or Trainspotting, but much like these, Beautiful Boy is an incredibly accurate portrayal of drug addiction and the… Continue reading

ADLFF ’18: WOMAN AT WAR [2018]

Halla is a middle-aged women who has declared war on the aluminum industry to prevent it from ruining her country. She is pulling down electrical poles as fast as she can to destroy… Continue reading

ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2018: THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS [2018]

The way The Ballad of Buster Scruggs subverts any type of label is a credit to the writing ability of the Coen brothers. After 30 years of filmmaking, they have moved into new… Continue reading

BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE [2018]

Bad Times at the El Royale is the second feature film from writer/director Drew Goddard, who seems to have watched a few too many Tarantino films. Heavy on the exposition and light on… Continue reading

FIRST REFORMED [2017]

Revolving around an aggressively subtle, nuanced and pained performance by Ethan Hawke, First Reformed is far from revolutionary in its narrative. However, it possesses a visceral script and fantastic performances by key actors… Continue reading