Babyteeth

2019 Director: Shannon Murphy Starring: Eliza Scanlen, Toby Wallace, Ben Mendelsohn, Essie Davis Words – Rhiannon Topham Ah, young love. Our first flame is usually a clumsy affair defined more by how awkward the whole thing is than any real or lasting affection. The majority of these ‘relationships’ end swiftly with the heartbreaking realisation that…

Nocturnal Animals

2016 – USA Director – Tom Ford Starring – Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Aaron Taylor‑Johnson, Michael Shannon, Armie Hammer Words – C. Abbott There is a moment in Tom Ford’s second feature that is something of a reflection on the narrative itself. Susan Morrow (Amy Adams) is sent a draft of a novel from her…