Nocturnal Animals.

Various film posters adorn the walls of my bedroom and have done for the last ten years. I currently have seven framed prints in my room and back at my parent’s house my previous bedroom still features colossal framed images of Rear Window, Sleeper, Blade Runner and Raise the Red Lantern. Next to my expansive … Continue reading

Demolition.

When a young woman dies, her father and husband sit in a hospital waiting room, trying to process the devastation. Now widowed, Davis approaches a vending machine with the aim of scoring some peanut M&Ms. When the machine jams and his money is wasted, he sets about writing a letter of complaint to the vending … Continue reading

Everest.

I saw Everest with my Grandmother, who proceeded to gasp and yelp at every climatic turn the film presented us with. Based on a true story, Everest is a visceral extravaganza which chills. Shot on Everest, in Italy and at Pinewood Studios – Everest benefits from the inclusion of the real, mountainous locations. The film has something … Continue reading

Nightcrawler.

As Dan Gilroy’s cinematic debut opens, our protagonist is stealing metal fencing – only to be interrupted and questioned by an officer. We will never know what happened to the man who confronts our lead character, Lou Bloom, in the opening moments of Nightcrawler. The only glaring clue as to his fate is clasped around Bloom’s … Continue reading