Peter Farrelly has been known best for making ridiculous comedies, such as Dumb and Dumber – and its sequel – and There’s Something About Mary. Howbeit, with his latest work Green Book, the filmmaker skillfully showed a completely different narrative. Inspired by real events and set against the background of the 1960’s USA, Green Book tells the […]

Marguerite unearths the growing friendship between an aging woman who refuses to go into a care home, Marguerite (Béatrice Picard), and her nurse, Rachel (Sandrine Bisson). Running at 19 minutes long, it’s a short film that unfolds itself as a delicate and light-handed look at emotional vulnerability. Marianne Farley’s second directorial project sets its eyes […]

“My brilliant father lost his hearing very suddenly when I was 12 and lived the last 2 years of his life profoundly deaf. I witnessed first hand the huge effects deafness has on a family. I also saw him for the first time seem vulnerable and I noticed how easy it was for people to […]

Oscars Oscars Oscars,what to think of them. This year’s Awards were slightly disappointing (for Maggie). They weren’t so disappointing for me (Roxy) they were more predictable than anything else. I wish I’d placed money on it though because I was right on all of the winners! My main problem with the awards was the amount […]

Alexander Payne’s (Sideways, About Schmidt) ‘The Descendants’, starring George Clooney (Ides of March, Syriana) in the lead role as Matt King, paints a heart-breaking picture of a man’s struggle to take care of his daughters after his wife is sent into a coma. Set in Hawaii, one would initially believe that the story will be […]

There is no need for me to introduce Steven Spielberg to anyone. He is a filmmaker whose name has become a brand in itself. So we can be sure it will be a good one when going to the cinema to see any of his films. After watching his other movies devoted to war, such as Schindler’s List […]