Originally written for: Filmed across one extraordinary year in New York City’s Westbeth Artists Housing, video artist Edith Stephen (95) hopes to complete an experimental film for her birthday; revered contemporary dancer Dudley Williams (75) rehearses for an electrifying return to the stage; and published… Continue Reading “WINTER AT WESTBETH ”
Directed and Written by Robert Eggers Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw I feel like I can’t come up with the right words to describe this incredible movie, but I’ll try. The lingering atmosphere is executed very well from the beginning,… Continue Reading “HALLOWEEN IS HERE!: THE WITCH ”
Directed by Lorene Scafaria Written by Lorene Scafaria Starring: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons Dedicated to my beautiful Mother. According to my taste is movies, this is a film I should have hated. Well, okay, perhaps hate is a bit strong, but this… Continue Reading “THE MEDDLER ”
Directed by Fernando León de Aranoa Written by Fernando León de Aranoa, Diego Farias Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins, Olga Kurylenko, Mélanie Thierry, Fedja Stukan War is hell. I don’t think anyone but businessmen or neo-nazis could disagree with that, but rather than… Continue Reading “A PERFECT DAY ”
Directed by Matthew Saville Written by Matthew Saville Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Wayne Anthoney, Nick Batzias, Julia Blake, John Clarke This must be the first time in a long time that a locally produced film actually had a PR campaign behind it. Television, radio, the film-makers… Continue Reading “A MONTH OF SUNDAYS ”
Directed by Scott Hicks Written by Scott Hicks Highly Strung takes a deep dive into the world of stringed instruments, those who play them, and those who put all their effort in creating them – know as luthiers. From Adelaide to New York to… Continue Reading “HIGHLY STRUNG ”
Directed by Ben Wheatley Written by J.G. Ballard (novel), Amy Jump Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise has drawn a very mixed reaction from fans and critics, which can often be the hallmark of a great… Continue Reading “HIGH-RISE ”
Originally written for: Directed by Gaspar Noé Written by Gaspar Noé Starring: Aomi Muyock, Karl Glusman, Klara Kristin Master provocateur Gaspar Noé was sure to let the world be aware that he wasn’t intending on holding back with his newest film, with several NSFW… Continue Reading “LOVE ”
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