Film guy -
Hit me up for coffee & cigarettes. Maybe I'll buy you a soft roll. You can also have a curl of my hair.
Park Chan-Wook is a phenomenal director, so I went into a UK preview screening of The Handmaiden with high hopes (tempered with a long list of disappointments this year has brought).
Well... It's not everyday you can say you've seen a Welsh/South Korean psychological thriller, with lesbians!
It's practically tailor made for me!
This expertly told, layered story never misses a beat. Perfectly paced, with simply astounding attention to detail and deep care in creating an authentic re-imagining of it's…
Borderlines film festival #1 & 2
Today I saw whiplash for the second time in the cinema.
This is a rarity for me due to reasons ranging from from showing times down to funds. Yet I made sure to catch this once more.
Because it is Fucking. Great.
I had very high hopes for this considering it won the editing Oscar, and I edit myself... I went in with high expectations, and it blew them out of the water. I came…
A Most Violent Year, an unforgiving film expressing the truth of the 'American Dream'.
Within its runtime A Most Violent Year never lets up, it's constantly burning as if it's ready to explode into something big... It never quite does, but I think this incessant atmosphere is actually very telling of the main character.
Abel Morales (The irony of this name does not go by me) is by all accounts, and oil baron in the making. He's inherited a business…