Film reviews and more

Day: 8 September 2018

Venice 2018: Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma wins Golden Lion

The winner of last year’s Golden Lion for The Shape of Water, Guillermo Del Toro joked “Let me see if I can pronounce this,” before announcing to very few peoples’ surprise that Alfonso Cuarón had won […]

Film Review: Peterloo

★★★★☆ In 1819, at a protest at which tens of thousands people gathered to listen to the radical political agitator Henry ‘Orator’ Hunt, the Manchester yeomanry were ordered to disperse the crowd on horseback. Taking this […]

Toronto 2018: Loro review

★★★★☆ Paolo Sorrentino’s Loro begins as it means to go on. A lawyer-baiting disclaimer informs us that the film is not based on real events (even when it is), that any similarity to real people is purely unintentional […]