THE MENU Review

The Menu opens with a hurried, self-consciously quippy conversation that frankly had me a little worried. It is the sort of dialogue that has become commonplace in American film and television for decades and can perhaps be traced back to the work of David Mamet or Quentin Tarantino. While they excelled at making these conversations... Continue Reading →

THE NORTHMAN: Movie Review

Director: Robert EggersStarring: Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, The practice of film criticism can present a number of interesting challenges, and one of the most prevalent is often the struggle that emerges between the head and the heart. Your brain knows that you are watching a technically excellent film with... Continue Reading →

‘Last Night in Soho’ Review

Directed by:  Edgar Wright Written by: Edgar Wright and Krysty Wilson-CairnsStarring:  Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin McKenzie, Matt Smith, Terence Stamp, Diana Rigg, Rita Tushingham, Michael Ajao, Synnove KarlsenPlot: In acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller, Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie. But the glamour is not... Continue Reading →

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