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Sweet Virginia (2017)

Rural American towns: quiet, calm, secrets on the surface.  That is the notion most people have.  Sweet Virginia takes that notion and delves deeper into the looming darkness hidden behind the curtains, revealing a whole lot more. The…

Green Room (2016)

Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin (2013) begins in media res, advancing with the tension of stretching a coiled slinky into garrotting wire, and ceasing on a moment of violence that snaps the instrument back into a thick, tangled wad. In most…

She’s Funny That Way (2014)

Peter Bogdanovich has directed some great movies in his career. The Last Picture Show is a particular favourite of mine, but it's worth remembering the likes of What's Up, Doc? and Paper Moon. Some have a soft spot for Targets, and he…

Green Room (2015)

First he took us to Blue Ruin, now we’re off to the Green Room. After leaving his smouldering mark following an impressive slow burn revenge thriller, Jeremy Saulnier had found a new bunch of people to terrify in his second colour coded…

Knight of Cups (2015)

For two decades Terrence Malick was the disappeared genius, a secretive artist hidden out of sight. After two astonishing films in the 70’s, his long overdue return with The Thin Red Line in 1998 proved worth the wait. Since then, he’s…