It’s certainly been a tough year on many fronts, so thank the powers that be for the art form that is film.
A year of bad comedies, way too many horrific sequels and cash-grabs that fooled no one.
A spirited and intelligent thrill-ride that sits comfortably amongst classic survivalist films like ‘Rambo’ and ‘Deliverance’.
There is little light shed on Jackie before she became the First Lady and after she became a widow.
Ten cinematic offerings from this year that should have been great, but…
There is a perpetual sense of fun throughout, and a sweetness that never falls on the wrong side of sentimentality.
The film time and again emits a sense of heart and soul; the perfect balance of visuals and stirring music.
A story about family, determination and the complex nature of identity, executed with heart and poignancy.
A kinetic ‘Alice In Wonderland’-like fable that wears its “cult” badge proudly.
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are both magnificent in Damien Chazelle’s outstanding follow-up to ‘Whiplash’.