List: 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far (50-26)

I try not to do lists too often on here, as I'm almost constantly making them in my personal life (it's an issue I'm comfortable with). They can seem like filler material, and too many posts of that ilk render all of them pointless. Last year, at my most indulgent, I attempted to compile a list of … Continue reading List: 50 Best Films Of The Decade So Far (50-26)

The Best of 2013

The top ten Upstream ColorFrances HaLike Someone In LoveThe Act Of KillingBefore MidnightNebraskaOnly God ForgivesBlue Is The Warmest ColourGravityPost Tenebras Lux Film Of The YearUpstream Color "From its angelic score to the sun-bleached visuals, the film slides through the viewer’s mind as though airborne, weightless and in some way transcendent. I’m aware of exactly how … Continue reading The Best of 2013

Review: Blue Is The Warmest Colour

Abdellatif Kechiche's film, winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes this year and general powerhouse of praise, is about love. Big deal, right? So many films are about love, aren't they? No. By comparison most films present us a shiny, glossy, A4-page advertisement for love, with the edges softened using Photoshop, the subjects framed awkwardly … Continue reading Review: Blue Is The Warmest Colour