Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Few films that have appeared on the 2015 UK release sheet have piqued my interest as much as Ana Lily Amirpour's deliciously mysterious¬†A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night. First of all in and of itself is that title, which is filled with potential threat while also being guilelessly matter-of-fact. Then there's the rough sell … Continue reading Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Review: Ida

It's all too rare that you see a film so humbling that it takes you out of your daily life and puts you somewhere else. On a more reflective plain.¬†Ida, a Polish film from director Pawel Pawlikowski, is one such diamond in the rough; a quietly astonishing piece of filmmaking which has taken me out … Continue reading Review: Ida

Review: Frances Ha

I didn't think I would be recommending Frances Ha, but I am. From the outset this sounded as though it had the potential to be one of the flimsiest if not plain irritating films of the year. A large part of this has to do with my own scepticism regarding director Noah Baumbach. Whilst depressed-Ben … Continue reading Review: Frances Ha