At a crucial point in this compassionate indie from co-writer and director Desiree Akhavan, Chloë Grace Moretz’s titular character has a moment of dawning realisation. “You people have no idea what you’re doing, do you?” she remarks to ‘Reverend Rick’, a counsellor at the gay conversion centre she has been sent to. To Cameron’s surprise, he breaks down crying.
British actress Gemma Chan has announced via Twitter that the UK release date for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ has been brought forward.Read more "‘Crazy Rich Asians’ UK Release Brought Forward to September"
Director Annabel Jankel’s film adaptation of the Fiona Shaw novel will receive its World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival this coming September.Read more "Anna Paquin-starrer ‘Tell It to the Bees’ to Premiere at TIFF"
I finally watched ‘The Duke of Burgundy’. It was … a wild ride but surprisingly humourous, and beautifully made.Read more "SOPHIE WATCHES | The Duke of Burgundy (2014)"
This week, Star Wars Episode IX once again hit the headlines with the firing of director, Colin Trevorrow. Meanwhile, at DragonCon, ‘Wynonna Earp’ actress Katherine Barrell addressed one of the more topical developments in the show’s second season.Read more "THOUGHTS N’ SHORTS | STAR WARS EPISODE IX & ‘WYNONNA EARP’"
This week, news of a rewrite for Star Wars Episode IX hit the headlines, stoking the fires of speculation, whilst The CW’s boss found himself in a peculiar position, defending a controversial character on one of his network’s shows. And if you’re not up-to-date on the latest episode of ‘Orphan Black’, be sure to watch it before reading my spoiler-heavy thoughts on the latest major development in the series.Read more "THOUGHTS N’ SHORTS | STAR WARS EPISODE IX, ‘SUPERGIRL’ & ‘ORPHAN BLACK’"
What could have been a onenote sci-fi / action romp is instead elevated by a sub-plot involving a character so operatically offbeat, so comfortable in his idiosyncrasies, that he offers a welcome distraction from the tedium of yet another generic monsters-in-space offering. David the egocentric synthetic steals the show and defies the odds, to make ‘Alien Covenant’ one of the most unexpectedly memorable sci-fi blockbusters in recent times.Read more "REVIEW | The delightful absurdity of ‘Alien Covenant’"