Review: Saint Maud

Director: Rose Glass Stars: Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, Lisa Frazer How does one quantify faith? What is the yardstick or barometer? Placing metrics on the quintessentially unquantifiable has been the cause of frustration and burden for as long as there have been organised doctrines to follow. As in film criticism, objectivity is scarce, possibly futile. … Continue reading Review: Saint Maud

Review: Crawl

Director: Alexandre Aja Stars: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Cso-Cso Genre mainstay Alexandre Aja is no stranger to pitting man against an aquatic menace. Back in 2010, it was his gleefully trashy Piranha 3D that rocked and romped into movie theatres, trashing spring break way before Harmony Korine got a chance to, and giving bespectacled viewers … Continue reading Review: Crawl

Review: Love & Friendship

Whit Stillman's Jane Austen adaptation Love & Friendship takes a dangerous gamble early doors by setting it's opening action to Beethoven's 5th, openly calling to mind its iconic usage in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange; one of the most memorable beginnings in film history. While Stillman's film uses a more classical interpretation of the piece (and his period … Continue reading Review: Love & Friendship