Film Review: Videophilia

★★★☆☆ Following his 2010 documentary Reminiscences, director Juan Daniel F. Molero returns for a challenging and visually impressive second feature with Videophilia (and Other Viral Syndromes). Billed as a ‘non-love story’, its use of digital visual technology and an immediate, raw style give Molero’s Lima-set film an ultra-contemporary authenticity that Continue Reading

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Film Review: Sully

★★★☆☆ 15 January 2009. Disbelieving eyes look skyward from apartments and offices in horror as US Airways flight 1549 careens dangerously close to Manhattan rooftops before pitching into the Hudson River. The key to Sully‘s edge-of-your-seat success – and successful it is – is veteran director Clint Eastwood’s ability to render Continue Reading

Film Review: Moana

★★★★☆ In 2013, Disney’s phenomenally successful Frozen marked a turning point for the House of Mouse in the handling of their trademark princess characters. The film’s lauded ‘true love’ reveal was a re-defining moment and their newest sure-fire hit, Moana, takes another confident step in the right direction, this time Continue Reading