Film Reviews

The Shape Of Water (2017)

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones Director: Guillermo del Toro A dark fairytale with homages to Hollywood's Golden Age, The Shape of Water is a gothic romance from Guillermo del Toro, the mind that brought us Crimson Peak and Pan's Labyrinth. It's the story of Eliza (Hawkins), a… Continue reading The Shape Of Water (2017)

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105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert (1994)

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Terence Stamp, Guy Pearce Director: Stephan Elliot Priscilla is the name of the lavender bus with a giant shoe in the top which the characters travel around in, in this film, and I love how the title is both dramatic and funny. In Australia, two drag queens and a transgender woman decide… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert (1994)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Mulholland Drive (2001)

Starring: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring Director: David Lynch Following a car wreck, a woman wanders lost and amnesiac until she is taken in by a friendly, aspiring actress, and they try to piece together what happened. At least, I think that's what this film is about... It's strange, dreamlike and surreal, and the ending has… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Mulholland Drive (2001)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Kiss Of The Spiderwoman (1985)

Starring: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga Director: Hector Babenco Two men in a South American prison survive their desperate days together by sharing the story from an old film seen before they were captured. Molina is a kind hearted gay man with a secret, and Valentin is a idealistic, uptight political prisoner, tortured for… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Kiss Of The Spiderwoman (1985)

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Whirlygig Cinemas Directors Showcase No. 26: Documentaries

http://whirlygigcinema.com/news/review-spotlights-documentary/ This just out! My coverage of the event at Whirligig Cinema this month for them, as published on their website. This month the focus was on Documentaries, on a variety of subjects from pioneers of Gay Pride to animated re-enactments of a fathers memories of being in a coma. Check it out.