WonderStruck

Wonderstruck – LFF 2017 Review

To call a movie set in two distinct time periods a "film of two halves" might seem overly trite, but unfortunately, it’s the best possible descriptor for Todd Haynes’ Wonderstruck. Taking place in both...
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Cargo – LFF 2017 Review

The unexpected death of their father leaves the lives of three brothers spinning inexorably out of control in Gilles Courier’s taut Scandinavian drama Cargo. William (Sebastien Dewaele), on the run from...
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Certain Women – Review

If Alice Munro made films, you’d pray they’d look like this. Kelly Reichardt’s adaptation of short stories by Montana native Maile Meloy has a staggeringly subtle touch, and is an experience more...
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Manchester By The Sea – Review

Casey Affleck is Lee, the quiet, unassuming face of Manchester by the Sea. Working as a janitor in snow-crusted Boston he busies himself in the background of other people’s lives. He does his work, he goes...
ManchesterbytheSea

Manchester by the Sea – LFF 2016 Review

Casey Affleck is Lee, the quiet, unassuming face of Manchester by the Sea. Working as a janitor in snow-crusted Boston he busies himself in the background of other people’s lives. He does his work, he goes...

Suite Française – Review

Suite Française shows the civilian casualties of war, taking attention far from the frontline to an untroubled countryside. Williams and Schoenaerts display a compelling chemistry in their doubly...