Cannes 2017 lineup preview; Damn I wished I was there!

This year’s Cannes lineup is looking like it’s going to be a special one. Cannes has always been the artistic one compared to the other awards but they usually still feature a big name or two from Hollywood. This year’s selection finally embraces the Cannes uniqueness and verve as it’s jam packed full of quiet…

Graduation; A perfect film

Graduation is a rare film because it nails everything from the opening to the end, from it’s morally abstruse social commentary to the way in which it captures the raw essence of each scene and makes them all mean something. There are few films that you come across in your life that hit you speechless and…

People; A searing snapshot of reality

I was pleasantly surprised that the people behind the independent indie film People ;o sent me a screener to the film before it’s Itunes release date of 1st May. And I’m glad that it was a really good film so it was enjoyable both watching and writing a review about it. Check out my review below and…

My most anticipated movies of 2017

It’s always fun to create these lists every year, it’s become a little bit of a ritual for me. There’s always awards season posts where everyone gets in on the hottest movies in town…and then there’s the prep work and anticipation for next year’s most promising crop. And you guys know me. I’m always into…

Kong Skull Island:A smashing good time

I scouted around for some fan art for my featured image coz of the plethora of artwork dedicated to this movie by so many different artists and their varied styles. Then I came across this and it just blew me away. Many thanks to Dave Stafford for letting me use his downright bad-ass poster for…

Best films of 2016

This is going to be a long post but I hope you enjoy it 🙂 So once again, here we are. 2016 has been a crazy year to say the least. This year’s movies have been a reflection of a sentiment that our individual voices are important, and that different parts and groups of society…

Best Cinematography of 2016; My Picks

Best Cinematographer Bojan Bazelli, Pete’s Dragon Bradford Young, Arrival Linus Sandgren, La La Land James Laxton, Moonlight Robbie Ryan, American Honey Sturla Brandth Grøvlen, Victoria (header picture) Bojan Bazelli Bazelli’s Pete’s Dragon is breath-taking. It has the wonder of a child, hues and lights seem to come in warm, washed out tones similar to how…

Best Director of 2016; My Picks

Best Director Andrea Arnold, American Honey Barry Jenkins, Moonlight Denis Villeneuve, Arrival Park Chan Wook, The Handmaiden Robert Eggers, The Witch Sebastian Schipper, Victoria  Most of these directors have directed films that were so awesome,they made my top 10 list of best movies par one. And it’s no surprise. It’s not even a conscious effort…

Best Supporting Actor of 2016; My Picks

This is the third category in FANA (Film And Nuance Awards) 2016. Check out my nominations and winner for Best Actor and Best Actress!! And tell me what ya think! Winner for supporting actor is revealed at the end of the post 🙂 Nominees for Best Supporting Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Swiss-Army Man) Dev Patel (Lion)…

Moonlight; Who is you?

Few films have been so honest about the human condition and so unabashedly real, that you just don’t feel like you’re watching a movie. Moonlight is that kind of experience. It’s subject matter is refreshing on screen, it’s stylized elements are unique and it bores into your experiences. Moonlight,centering around a black homosexual protagonist and…