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

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)

Review: Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

"This is a true story" reports Fargo at it's very beginning; an untruth that spun out into the world back in 1996 like so much yarn tumbling down the stairs and is still cascading into today's cinemas, thanks to this wonderful little film from David Zellner. The image of the Coens' smirking disclaimer opens Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter, albeit … Continue reading Review: Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter