I’ve taken a (partly excusable) hiatus from my film reviewing due to a mix of study commitments, doing other writing and a good dash of laziness. I can tell you that I’ve watched a lot films though, and a lot of TV about OJ Simpson. Continue reading A few months of films
A girl likes a boy and thinks that he likes her too, but drinking makes it a mess of it and knocks around hearts and pride, and maybe they were both imagining it anyway. Continue reading Palo Alto (2013)
Gang of girls (Bande des Filles) is Girlhood‘s French title, but for its English-speaking release the film’s team cleverly decided to position this as a riposte to 2014’s Boyhood. While I haven’t seen that film, I’m now more curious about how it compares to Girlhood given the wildly different worlds they create. Continue reading Girlhood (2014)
Right from the geometric simplicity of this film’s opening credits, I had fallen completely under Hitchcock’s spell. Though I didn’t know it, this sequence of rapidly moving lines and objects that metamorphose Continue reading North by Northwest (1959)
I’ve set myself a new challenge to deal with two problems.
One is just a personal gripe, the kind that only matters to your inner nagging voice: Continue reading Homework