Roma – Review

An early Christmas present arrived from Netflix last year, tucked in between Bird Box and that new Tomb Raider film which you didn't see. Yes, it's Alfonso Cuaron's much-vaunted return to ground-level storytelling after his commercial and critical smash Gravity in 2013.  An autobiographical tale of his own youth in 1970s Mexico City, related from the point of... Continue Reading →

Review: The Danish Girl

Writing with the benefit of hindsight, it's disappointing to see that The Danish Girl hasn't exactly set the world on fire, barely making back its small budget. But it's equally pleasing to see an Oscar-winning director, an Oscar-winning actor, and an Oscar-nominated actress helping to realise a project so small, intimate and unusual. The Danish Girl is, in... Continue Reading →

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