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‘Under the Skin’ (2013): Review

Directed by: Jonathan Glazer || Produced by: James Wilson, Nick Wechsler Screenplay by: Walter Campbell, Janathan Glazer || Starring: Scarlett Johansson Music by: Mica Levi || Cinematography: Daniel Landin || Edited by: Paul Watts || Country: United Kingdom || Language: English Running Time: 108 minutes With regards to horror and science-fiction filmmaking, the phrases “slow … Continue reading

A Yorgos Lanthimos Sampling (‘The Lobster’ [2015], ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ [2017], ‘The Favourite’ [2018]): Triple Review

Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos || Produced by: Ceci Dempsey, Lee Magiday [Lobster, Favourite], Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos Screenplay by: Efthimis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos [Lobster, Killing], Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara [Favourite] || Starring: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, John C. Reilly, Lea Seydoux, Ben Wishaw [Lobster], Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan [Killing], Emma Stone, … Continue reading

‘Errementari’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Paul Urkijo Alijo || Produced by: Ortzi Acosta, Alex de la Iglesia, Luis de Oza, Laruent Fumeron, Daniel Goroshko, Gorka Gomez Screenplay by: Paul Urkijo Alijo, Asier Guerricaechevarria || Starring: Kandido Uranga, Uma Bracaglia, Eneko Sagardoy, Ramon Aguirre, Jose Ramon Argoitia, Josean Bengoetxea Music by: Pascal Gaigne || Cinematography: Gorka Gomez || Editing … Continue reading

‘Widows’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Steve McQueen || Produced by: Steve McQueen, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Arnon Milchan Screenplay by: Gillian Flynn, Steve McQueen || Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Jacki Weaver, Carrie Coon, Robert Duvall, Liam Neeson Music by: Hans Zimmer || Cinematography: Sean Bobbitt || … Continue reading

‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010): Review

Directed by: Edgar Wright || Produced by: Eric Gitter, Nira Park, Marc Platt, Edgar Wright Screenplay by: Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright || Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Brie Larson, Ellen Wong, Aubrey Plaza Music by: Nigel Godrich || Cinematography: Bill Pope || … Continue reading

Three Flavours Cornetto (2004, 2007, 2013): Trilogy Review

Directed by: Edgar Wright || Produced by: Nira Park [Shaun],  Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner [Fuzz, World’s End] Screenplay by: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg || Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Julia Deakin, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy, Rafe Spall, Patricia Franklin Music by: Pete Woodhead, Daniel Mudford [Shaun], David Arnold [Fuzz], Steven Price [World’s End] || Cinematography: … Continue reading

A Horror-on-Demand Sampling (‘The Void’ [2016], ‘The Ritual’ [2017], ‘Apostle’ [2018]): Triple Review

Directed by: Gareth Evans [A], David Bruckner [R], Steven Kostanski, Jeremy Gillespie [V] || Produced by: Aram Tertzakian, Ed Talfan, Gareth Evans [A], Jonathan Cavendish, Richard Holmes, Andy Serkis [R], Jonathan Bronfman, Casey Walker [V] Screenplay by: Gareth Evans [A], Joe Barton [R],  Steven Konstanski, Jeremy Gillespie [V] || Starring: Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark … Continue reading

‘The Divines’ (2016): Review

Directed by: Houda Benyamina || Produced by: Marc-Benoit Creancier Screenplay by: Romain Compingt, Uda Benyamina, Malik Rumeau || Starring: Oulaya Amamra, Deborah Lukumuena, Kevin Mischel, Jisca Kalvanda, Yasin Houicha, Majdouline Idrissi, Mounir Margoum, Farid Larbi Music by: Demusmaker || Cinematography: Julien Poupard || Edited by: Louic Lallemand, Vincent Tricon || Country: France, Qatar || Language: … Continue reading

‘Annihilation’ (2018): Review

Directed by: Alex Garland || Produced by: Scott Rudin, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Eli Bush Screenplay by: Alex Garland || Starring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac, Benedict Wong, David Gyasi Music by: Ben Salisbury, Geoff Barrow || Cinematography: Rob Hardy || Edited by: Barney Pilling || Country: … Continue reading

‘Leviathan’ (2014): Review

Directed by: Andrey Zvyagintsev || Produced by: Alexander Rodynyansky Screenplay by: Andrey Zvyagintsev, Oleg Negin || Starring: Aleksei Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Vladimir Vdovichenkov, Roman Madyanov, Sergey Pokhodaev Music by: Andrey Dergachev, Philip Glass || Cinematography: Mikhail Krichman || Edited by: Anna Mass || Country: Russia || Language: Russian Running Time: 141 minutes Anyone who has … Continue reading