From the director of the BAFTA-nominated Sherpa and narrated by Willem Dafoe, Mountain explores our fascination with mountains by combining gorgeous footage, contemplative narration, and a bespoke soundtrack.
My first Jimmy Cagney gangster flick (and on the big screen no less) and it's a good one. Made in 1949, White Heat is a surprisingly violent and cold blooded film, at times even shocking for its cruelty. It's an exciting thriller about a smart and ruthless criminal pitted against the cops who want to… Continue reading White Heat (1949)
Would you have the courage to risk your life to save someone else? In 1966 a man with a rifle started shooting at passers-by indiscriminately from the top of a tower in Austin, Texas. Bodies lay on the street. The shooting continued for ninety minutes before the gunman was stopped. This film recounts the stories… Continue reading Tower (2016)
The Guardian review of Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals is spot on. It's a bold film of two interlocking tales: one a character study of Amy Adams's art dealer Susan and secondly a dramatisation of her ex-husband's first novel that she's reading. The novel dramatisation is a tense West-Texan revenge thriller and it's genuinely exciting. It… Continue reading Nocturnal Animals (2016)