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Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews: The Light Between Oceans, Hacksaw Ridge, & Arrival

November releases included The Light Between Oceans, Arrival, and Hacksaw Ridge. While they’re all a little outside the desired window to have a clear shot at Oscar glory,  some of the best of the year were to be found here. Continue reading Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews: The Light Between Oceans, Hacksaw Ridge, & Arrival

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FILM REVIEW: Sicario

Sicario (Denis Villeneuve, 2015)

Sicario is likely to appeal to a very niche audience. Concerning the Mexican drug crisis, it doesn’t go the patriotic route of putting America up on a pedestal, but nor will it be entirely accessible for all. The first comment from a guy in my row at the conclusion of this film was “it was a bit pretentious”, and while I wouldn’t describe it as such, I get where he was coming from. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Sicario

Welcome! + My favourite movies of 2013

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Welcome! I’m often told I see way too many movies and musicals (although, seriously you guys, seeing Wicked three times in a thirteen month run is NOT that much- others saw it 100+ times). I’ve decided that my passion for film and theatre should be put to some use in the form of a regular blog where I will review those films or productions that I feel like I have something worth writing about. I realise that lumping film and theatre together might seem a bit broad for some (especially those weirdos that “hate musicals” – way to generalise by the way) but film and theatre are related in many ways and I will do whatever I damn well please! I may also add in the occasional television-related post as I’m an avid TV fan also. Continue reading Welcome! + My favourite movies of 2013