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Elle- A Review by W.R. Bouday

January 26th, 2017 |

Elle Reviewed by W.R. Bouday Elle, a revenge fantasy film, jovially upends all our conventional assumptions about female sexuality. The story intrigues us with a nothing-is-what-it-seems, intoxicating blend of wicked, dark comedy and scary wild ride. We have been yearning for filmmakers who can portray our sexuality in all its complexity and contradiction and Elle, […]

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Moonlight Review by Dan Missildine

December 15th, 2016 |

Moonlight is a film of surprising, extraordinary tenderness set in an environment of severe emotional and material deprivation. The story of Chiron, a boy growing up in the Liberty City section of Miami, is played by three different actors over several phases of his life. He struggles to survive with a drug-addicted single mother while being […]

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Moonlight by MacKenzie Richards

December 12th, 2016 |

Never has the struggle of what it means to find yourself amidst a sea of people telling you what you are and who you should be been so deftly communicated than in Barry Jenkins’ stunning film Moonlight. You’ve probably heard a bit about the film — it’s essentially a triptych following the life of a […]

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The Love Witch Review by W.R. Bouday

December 6th, 2016 |

The Love Witch, directed and written by Anna Biller, is a campy spoof of 1960s style sexploitation films, Russ Meyer’s Vixen! comes to mind, but with a macabre comic feminist twist. Samantha Robinson plays Elaine, a recent divorcee who has been dumped by her husband, and is determined to get another man – or simply […]

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The Handmaiden Review by O.W. Dee

November 20th, 2016 |

The Handmaiden reviewed by O.W. Dee The Handmaiden is a lush, fascinating look at Korean and Japanese culture in the early 20th century – a sort of Asian Downton Abbey – with sex. The erotic story, directed by Park Chan-Wook, about a group of thieves who infiltrate a wealthy family, is filled with deception, plot […]

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