TIFF16 DAY EIGHT & NINE: MURDER MYSTERIES, PATRIARCHY & AUTOPSIES

TIFF16 DAY EIGHT & NINE: MURDER MYSTERIES, PATRIARCHY & AUTOPSIES

​RAGE (LEE SANG-IL) After a brutal murder of a husband and wife occurs in a suburban neighbourhood in Japan we watch on as the police gather their evidence from the scene. Immediately we jump to three separate stories across Japan of strangers coming to towns and as the news comes out about the murder then … Continue reading “TIFF16 DAY EIGHT & NINE: MURDER MYSTERIES, PATRIARCHY & AUTOPSIES”

TIFF16 DAY SEVEN: FAMILY DUTIES, APOCALYPTIC CANNIBALS & MORAL GOODNESS

TIFF16 DAY SEVEN: FAMILY DUTIES, APOCALYPTIC CANNIBALS & MORAL GOODNESS

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (KENNETH LONERGAN) Lee (Casey Affleck) is that guy who you see everday in your building fixing and doing all those day to day tasks that you hate doing. He’s a handyman. He returns home to Manchester after getting a call that his brother, Joe (Kyle Chandler) is in the hospital. By … Continue reading “TIFF16 DAY SEVEN: FAMILY DUTIES, APOCALYPTIC CANNIBALS & MORAL GOODNESS”

REVIEW CAPSULES: PRIEST COPS, A DANCING CORAZON & SPELLING DISASTER

REVIEW CAPSULES: PRIEST COPS, A DANCING CORAZON & SPELLING DISASTER

So it was May 28th when I posted the first of the Review Capsules, which means it’s been a full 6 weeks since I said I’d do these regularly and I hope to be better (as I keep promising). However, while these will be all encompasing in films of then and now I’m going to … Continue reading “REVIEW CAPSULES: PRIEST COPS, A DANCING CORAZON & SPELLING DISASTER”

REVIEW CAPSULES: MENTAL INSTABILITY & FUTURISTIC GLADIATORS

If you’ve listened to my most recent recording of the Movies You Love Podcast, which if you haven’t you should subscribe to, where I talked about all my current feelings about writing and how it tied into me not working and generally feeling a little bit lethargic and distracted in being proactive about this website, … Continue reading “REVIEW CAPSULES: MENTAL INSTABILITY & FUTURISTIC GLADIATORS”