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Amy Adams

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

I am going to start this review of Nocturnal Animals by discussing a Stephen King novel. Misery. In that novel, King also shows us many pages from the book being written within the book, entitled "Misery's Return". I can't recall if we, as…

Arrival (2016)

Dennis Villeneuve may well be my favourite director working today, and I can't believe that it took my viewing of Arrival to hammer that home to me. Although I have only seen his past couple of movies, both have been smart and hugely…

LFF 2016 – Arrival (2016)

When most people think of alien films, it feels like the default genre is sci-fi action, where the action hero fight against the extraterrestrial species before they take over the Earth. But thanks to a short story by Ted Chiang and Sicario…

TIFF 2016 Round-up

After a week and a half and hundreds of films, TIFF has come to an end. Taxi drivers can stop complaining about the forced pedestrianisation of King Street, the queue in Tim Hortons near the main venue will return to normal, and Toronto…

TIFF 2016 – Arrival (2016)

Britain might have fallen out of love with experts, as Michael Gove so eloquently explained this year, but for Hollywood they’ve lost none of their shine. When bad things happen it’s straight off to academia to find someone to fix it.…