My Friend Fela

2019 Director: Joel Zito Araújo Featuring: Carlos Moore, Sandra Izsadore, Seun Kuti, Fela Kuti Words – Nathan Scatcherd My Friend Fela, the new documentary from Brazilian filmmaker Joel Zito Araújo, is an admirable look at the hugely influential and celebrated human rights activist and musical pioneer Fela Kuti. Kuti was instrumental in challenging the colonialism…

No Country For Old Men

2007 Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen Starring: Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson, Kelly Macdonald Words – Nathan Scatcherd In a filmography which – it could comfortably be argued – boasts several absolutely essential films, The Coen Brothers’ 2007 adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel No Country for Old Men stands as one…

It Comes At Night

2017 Director: Trey Edward Shultz Starring: Joel Edgerton, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Christopher Abbott, Riley Keough, Carmen Ejogo, Griffin Robert Faulkner Words: Nathan Scatcherd Judging by the trailers, one could be forgiven for feeling like they’d seen It Comes at Night before. A mysterious, highly contagious virus has taken hold of the world. A family (Edgerton,…