A documentary with attitude. This film concerns itself with the development of the various incarnations of the Ballets Russes post-Diaghilev, which I hadn’t realised before viewing. Continue reading
Fairly watchable movie – a love story with a twist of time – if a bit too long to sustain the idea & the suspension of disbelief required. Continue reading
Space films normally have me nodding off within minutes, but this was gripping. It kept the family watching attentively all the way through – an added bonus. Continue reading
Some brilliant visuals in this film – a Paris that’s both instantly recognisable & futuristic, the glass pavement outside Notre Dame viewed from the metro station underneath, the shimmeringly invisible heavy mob. The black/white graphic novel style is used to great effect here, although there are a few scenes that are a bit too dark to be effective. The entirely passable storyline is enhanced by the paranoia-inducing visual style. Bladerunner meets Sin City.
Is it wrong to love this woman? She’s a drunk, a flake, a brazen liar and a kidnapper. Continue reading
Gorgeous first few minutes, almost wordlessly summarising a lifelong relationship. Heartbreaking watching the couple age & decline, see how life’s petty everyday niggles get in the way of achieving bigger ambitions. Continue reading