April 22, 2018

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

THE SHAPE OF WATER – Review

Fasten your seatbelts—it’s going to be a bumpy review. The Shape of Water is one of those films which has the potential to provoke some intelligent, impassioned cultural conversations. Early on it received aggressive promotion […]

PHANTOM THREAD – Review

It’s worth noting that the famously selective Daniel Day-Lewis chose PHANTOM THREAD as his announced screen valediction. As if he hasn’t proven in film after film that he can apparently do anything, his Reynolds Woodcock, […]

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS – Review

New versions of classic films are always, understandably, large targets, and Kenneth Branagh’s take on Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is no exception. Branagh directs and stars as Hercule Poirot who, by his […]

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