March 23, 2018

Film reviews, TV reviews and tales of film making and festivals

Reviewing a film that will never be made by Joe Smit.

As  time  passes,  the  word  ‘creative’  in  relation  to  film  has  started  to  become  a   fallacy  of  representation:  a  description  of  intent  rather  than  a  badge  of  ability.   Filmmakers  try  to  push  boundaries […]

Classic film review: Shane

Dir: George Stevens 1953 Shane stars Alan Ladd as a well-mannered gunslinger who is so well-behaved and polite as to be unbelievable. Blond haired and youthful he does not embody the role of the world-weary […]

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