The world's ending. Or, well, it can seem like it. Depending on where you are, measures to stymie the spread of COVID-19 are in effect to varying degrees, but we're all feeling the stress of it, the uncertainty. Right now streaming services are helping the self-isolated to pass the time, services brimming with bingeable content … Continue reading Is The Leftovers the show for the moment?
Robot & Frank, directed by Jake Schreier, dabbles with sci-fi elements to tell an altogether engaging tale about aging, illness and companionship. Think of it as the light alternative to Michael Hanake's Amour. Warmer, easier, and with 100% more robots. But don't be fooled. Let your guard down and Robot & Frank might just touch you every … Continue reading Review: Robot & Frank
***originally written 3 August 2011*** I wanted to see Super at the cinema. I read about it in last month's Empire, it sounded good, I made a point of looking out for it. Then it turned up on DVD *immediately* with, it seems, no cinema release to speak of. So I have to break my … Continue reading Review: Super