Author: Ella Pace

Oscars Shorts 2018 roundup

Each year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (aka THE Academy) showcases ten short films through nomination. Each ranging from five to...

Review: the Post

The phrase ‘backwards and in heels’ was derived from an anecdote by cartoonist Bob Thaves in 1982. Specifically, the cartoon stated that Ginger Rogers...

Review: Breathe

Breathe is a dramatic biopic starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy. The film is also the directorial debut of Andy Serkis (yes, the motion...

Review: Ingrid Goes West

Ingrid Goes West is written and directed by indie newcomer Matt Spicer (It’s You, Not Me) and produced by the film’s star Aubrey Plaza....

Review: 20th Century Women

20th Century Women is a semi-autobiographical film by writer-director Mike Mills (Beginners, Thumbsucker). Set in 1979, the film centres on an unconventional family living...

Academy Awards Round-Up

The Academy Awards seem to have crept up on all of us this year, probably due to the distractions of “real world” issues. Nonetheless,...

Review: Fences: “Viola Davis shines”

Fences is a screen adaptation of August Wilson’s renowned play of the same name. Directed by Denzel Washington (The Great Debaters, Antwone Fisher) who...

Review: La Danseuse/The Dancer

La Danseuse, translating to The Dancer, is a French biographical drama written and directed by newcomer Stéphanie Di Giusto. The film recounts the artistic life...