Review: First Cow

Director: Kelly Reichardt Stars: John Magaro, Orion Lee, Toby Jones Under the thumb of lockdown for months on end, one of the pervasive trends to sweep the UK has been a renewed interest in home cooking and baking. With restaurants and bakeries shuttered for months on end, social media networks became flooded with sourdoughs, farmhouse … Continue reading Review: First Cow

Review: Waves

Director: Trey Edward Shults Stars: Taylor Russell, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Alexa Demie Cast your mind back seven (!) years or so, and some of you might well remember the hard-swerve encountered while watching Derek Cianfrance's┬áThe Place Beyond The Pines, a film which very suddenly revealed itself to be episodic in nature, and whose focal character … Continue reading Review: Waves

Review: Eighth Grade

Director: Bo Burnham Stars: Elsie Fisher, Emily Robinson, Josh Hamilton "What're you doing here, honey?" Danny DeVito's Dr Hornicker asks sagely to young Cecilia Lisbon in Sofia Coppola's sun-dappled adaptation of The Virgin Suicides, "You're not even old enough to know how bad life gets." To which the world-weary teen retorts, "Obviously, doctor, you've never … Continue reading Review: Eighth Grade