Author: Ella Pace

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...

Review: Lion

Lion is an Australian production based upon Saroo Brierley’s memoir ‘A Long Way Home’. Directed by relative newcomer Garth Davis and written for the...