PERFECT STRANGERS (Perfetti sconosciuti) [2016]

Directed by Paolo Genovese Written by Filippo Bologna (screenplay), Paolo Costella (screenplay) Starring: Giuseppe Battiston, Anna Foglietta, Marco Giallini As we move forward as a society, it is no secret that technology is… Continue reading

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2016

There are many films that have only just come out yet or I have missed, including Silence and Manchester to the Sea, but also countless others from around the world, a world I… Continue reading

MOONLIGHT [2016]

Directed by Barry Jenkins Written by Barry Jenkins (screenplay), Tarell Alvin McCraney (story by) Starring: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, André Holland Moonlight is incredibly touching, ruminating… Continue reading

SPLIT (2017)

Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Written by M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson The Sixth Sense was no doubt a brilliant movie. Perhaps it is the quality of… Continue reading

T2: TRAINSPOTTING [2017]

Directed by Danny Boyle Irvine Welsh (novel), John Hodge (adaptation) Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle 20 years removed from a classic film, Danny Boyle manages to create a… Continue reading

L13FC: The Extended Shot

On the 13th of each month, the L13FC analyzes an aspect of the film industry. Please welcome co-host, Jordan at epilepticmoondancer, who wanted to suggest the topic of the EXTENDED SHOT with all… Continue reading

PATERSON [2016]

Directed by Jim Jarmusch Written by Jim Jarmusch Starring: Pretentious. Condescending. Slow. Boring. Uneventful. Pointless. I’m sure all of these colourful words are being used to describe this film my many people, and… 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

YOUR NAME (Kimi no na wa) [2016]

Directed by Makoto Shinkai Written by Clark Cheng (English script), Makoto Shinkai (novel) Starring: Michael Sinterniklaas, Stephanie Sheh, Kyle Hebert (English) A breath-taking experience to witness on the big screen, it comes as… Continue reading