Tag: In Retrospect

The Grand Budapest Hotel

2014/ USA, Germany, UK Director: Wes Anderson Starring: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric Words: R. Topham “You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilisation left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity.” – M. Gustave, the voice of pessimists everywhere. Possibly… Continue Reading “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

The Dark Knight

2008/ UK, USA Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart Words: R. Topham The Dark Knight is critically and publicly regarded as one of, if not the, best Batman films of all time. Not only is this because of Heath Ledger’s universally admired performance… Continue Reading “The Dark Knight”

It Follows

2014/ USA Director: David Robert Mitchell Starring: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi Words: E. Jackson David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows opens on a teen running from our ominous POV in a suburban street, terrified and stumbling from house to house in the smallest satin lingerie possible.… Continue Reading “It Follows”