Category Archive: Must Watch!

DUNKIRK [2017]

Directed and Written by Christopher Nolan Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, James D’Arcy Is this the best war film ever made? It is certainly the… Continue reading

THE SALESMAN (Forushande) [2016]

Originally written for: Directed and Written by Asghar Farhadi Starring: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi Fresh off winning an Oscar for best foreign film (why these films can’t be considered for ‘Best… Continue reading

GET OUT [2017]

By using racism as a major theme for this film, Get Out immediately sets it apart from similar horror/thrillers. It isn’t a straight horror film, though it certainly creates an atmosphere thicker than… Continue reading

WINTER AT WESTBETH [2015]

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… Continue reading

SILENCE [2016]

Directed by Martin Scorsese Written by Jay Cocks (screenplay), Martin Scorsese (screenplay), Shûsaku Endô (based on the novel by) Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Yôsuke Kubozuka After the rampant… Continue reading

ELLE [2016]

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven Written by: Philippe Djian (based on the novel by), David Birke (screenplay) Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling An extremely unique spin on films involving rape,… Continue reading

I, DANIEL BLAKE [2016]

Directed by Ken Loach Written by Paul Laverty (screenplay) Starring: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy This incredibly poignant film, while commenting on the UK welfare system specifically, surely will touch most Western… Continue reading

ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING [2016]

Directed by Andrew Dominik Starring: Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Awkwardly paced at times but brilliantly shot in black and white (using a 3D black and white camera,… Continue reading

HELL OR HIGH WATER [2016]

Directed by David Mackenzie Written by Taylor Sheridan (screenplay) Starring: Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham Shout out to Tom over at digitalshortbread for putting this on my radar… Continue reading

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS [2016]

Directed by Tom Ford Written by Tom Ford (screenplay), Austin Wright (novel “Tony and Susan”) Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon Given his background, director Tom Ford’s second film is surprising in… Continue reading