100 Great Films Of The 21st Century – Part 2

The collation of this list was inspired by the 4th anniversary of thelosthighwayhotel. What started out as just a place to dump some writing I'd been posting on social media quickly became a serious, beloved vocation for me. Because at it's best film is a window into the minds of those around us. That can manifest in … Continue reading 100 Great Films Of The 21st Century – Part 2

The Best of 2015

The top ten Inside OutInherent ViceCarolIt FollowsMad Max: Fury RoadGirlhoodSelmaKumiko, The Treasure HunterPhoenixThe Look Of Silence Film Of The YearInside Out "Inside Out runs headlong into talking about the consequences and reasons behind early-onset depression, yet wraps this conversation up in the dressing of an adventure story… There’s a wonderful lesson here about self-acceptance which raises the … Continue reading The Best of 2015

Review: Girlhood (Bande de Filles)

For one reason or another I missed Céline Sciamma's superb Girlhood (aka Bande De Filles in its native France) when it hit UK cinemas on a far too limited release a few months back. So now, as mediocre box office Goliath Spectre stalls releases from smaller distributors afraid of getting lost in competition, it seems … Continue reading Review: Girlhood (Bande de Filles)