A Ghost Story

2017 – USA Director: David Lowery Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham Words: Josh Senior A Ghost Story is one of those gems in a calendar year, an independent release that gets the promotion it deserves. It really does, David Lowery’s latest film is one of the most important to be released in 2017,…

Kubo and The Two Strings

2016 – USA Director: Travis Knight Starring: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes Words: N. Scatcherd From Laika Entertainment – the stop-motion animation studio behind films such as Coraline and ParaNorman – comes the charming Kubo and the Two Strings. The film has rightly been drawing praise for its technical beauty…

Carol

2015/ USA Director: Todd Haynes Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara Words: R. Topham I saw ‘starring Cate Blanchett’ and was sold immediately. But labelling Carol Aird the ‘role of her career’ seemed somewhat of a grand statement following her unbelievable performance as the lead in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine. More than ten years after the…