Suburbicon: Clooney’s satire misfires even with the best of intentions

In late 50s America, ripe to go through the civil rights movement, an all American picket fence town is hit with two scandals.

November 23, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Exhibition On Screen: A glimpse into the myth that is David Hockney

Exhibition on Screen are set to release, in cinemas nationwide, the new David Hockney documentary David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts: A Bigger Picture 2012 & 82 Portraits and One Still Life 2016.

November 20, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Justice League, DC Universe takes a lighter tone with a larger ensemble cast

Set in the aftermath of Batman v Superman, Batman (Ben Affleck) sets out to form a team of superheroes to confront an alien invasion and save earth.

November 19, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Dexter Darden: Paving his own Path

An actor on the rise, Dexter Darden has been strategically selective in the roles he pursues, visualising the bigger picture with his artistic contributions.

November 18, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Matt Rife: The Wild Card

Ever since actively pursuing an impressively young career in stand-up comedy during his teenage years, comedian, actor, and television personality, Matt Rife is now laughing his way toward success.

November 17, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Marjorie Prime: An exquisite low key sci-fi drama

Some sci-fi efforts avert futuristic exhibitionism and tread on more subtle lines; where the future setting is fodder to a director’s more personal story and philosophical questions.

November 16, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Paddington 2: An outstanding sequel with our most beloved, irresistible Peruvian bear

Three years ago BAFTA-nominated writer/director Paul King and Oscar-nominated Producer David Heyman created a critically acclaimed unexpected hit, bringing Michael Bond’s Paddington Bear to the silver screen in a brilliant mix of live action and CGI animation.

November 10, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Only The Brave: An intense and forthright firefighter action drama

Before delving into Only The Brave, the latest effort from Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion, TRON: Legacy), we should make a distinction and split potential viewers in two categories.

November 7, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Kaleidoscope: A bold and stylish innovative indie thriller

It is quite a bold move for a director to go out on a limb for their artistic integrity; forsaking the expected linear plot and trading it in for deeper character evaluation, alternative story construction and innovative visually technical exploration.

November 6, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


The Florida Project: Beauty and Poverty intertwine in Sean Baker’s latest triumphant drama

Director Sean Baker graces us with yet another superb pulsating drama, The Florida Project.

November 3, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Marcus Scribner: Acting with Purpose

At the ripe age of seventeen, actor Marcus Scribner sits on the cusp of adulthood.

November 3, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


The Killing Of A Sacred Deer: A Beautiful Unsettling Tale

The tragedy thrust into the heart of this film – much like leading character’s surgical routine – is that the tendency to dissect the past of what we see unfold is hollow; in the end, rumination on what has lead us here means little to its ultimate outcome.

November 1, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Documentary Trophy is an unflinching exploration of conservation

Trophy is an unflinching exploration of conservation and man’s place in it.

October 31, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Call Me By Your Name: A gorgeous seductive coming-of-age gay romance

Considering director’s Luca Guadagnino last two exceptional filmic outputs; the provocative A Bigger Splash and the elegant I Am Love; Call Me by Your Name had pretty big shoes to fill.

October 28, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Double Date: A supposedly funny virginal horror flick

Double Date is a British horror comedy written by Danny Morgan, who also stars as the shy, self-doubting, retreating wall-flower, Jim.

October 26, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


Candid’s Fashion & Entertainment Editor, Jeff Conway Gets Emmy Nomination

Candid Magazine’s Fashion & Entertainment Editor, Jeff Conway has been nominated for an Emmy Award, again.

October 26, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


LFF2017: Journeyman

If I’m critical of Journeyman, Paddy Considine’s sophomore directing effort, then it’s because I expect more from him.

October 24, 2017 | FestivalsFilm + EntertainmentReview


LFF2017: Casting

Casting is a German indie that we stumbled across at this year’s LFF and were pleasantly surprised.

October 23, 2017 | FestivalsFilm + EntertainmentReview


LFF2017: Dark River

Clio Barnard’s follow-up to 2013’s brilliant The Selfish Giant is another Yorkshire-set drama but a wholly different beast.

October 22, 2017 | FestivalsFilm + EntertainmentReview


‘Marshall’ Opens 53rd Chicago International Film Festival

Each year, The Chicago International Film Festival draws the interest of prominent actors, diverse filmmakers and impactful films from around the world.

October 19, 2017 | Film + Entertainment


LFF2017: Redoubtable

Jean-Luc Godard has called this – an account of his marriage to Anne Wiazemsky, based on her autobiographical novel, Un an après – a “stupid, stupid idea.

October 19, 2017 | FestivalsFilm + EntertainmentReview