Beautiful Boy

Director: Felix Van Groeningen Starring: Timothee Chalamet, Steve Carell, Amy Ryan, Maura Tierney, Jack Dylan Grazer, Zachary Rifkin, Kue Lawrence Words – Rhiannon Topham When I came out of the screening for Beautiful Boy, I overheard a woman behind me say “when he [Steve Carell] is fretting about where his son is at the beginning,…

Halloween (2018)

2018 Director: David Gordon Green Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Haluk Bilginer, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle, James Jude Courtney Words – Daniel McMonagle 40 years since Michael Myers stalked the autumnal suburbs of Haddonfield, the masked maniac returns with style in a horror movie that sets out to recontextualize the…

Our Brand Is Crisis

2015 – USA Director – David Gordon Green Starring – Sandra Bullock , Billy Bob Thornton, Joaquim de Almeida Words: J. Wood David Gordon Green’s political satire sees Sandra Bullock star as ‘Calamity’ Jane Bodine, a formerly great political strategist haunted by her past deeds for her job. Parachuted in by the American government to…