Category Archive: Film

Film review: Swiss Army Man

When the premise is “farting corpse saves suicidal man”, it makes you wonder how Swiss Army Man got approval to be made.


FIlm Review: Oyster Factory is honest

Oyster Factory is a documentary addressing the changing attitudes of Japanese people in a case study of an oyster farming factory.


Film review: The Fits is bold in its simplicity

The Fits is a naturalistic slice of life. It’s not a deep dive of a character study but a more simple snapshot of a real community.


Film Review: Sonita is inspiring

Sonita is not merely documentary that you watch but a film that invites an active involvement from viewers as a form of engagement.


Film review: Tharlo lingers in the mind

Stunning black and white cinematography encompass this tale of a simple Tibetan sheep herder named Tharlo.


Pop Up Screens returns for summer!

Hey England… Summer is here! And what better way to spend a warm evening than at the awesome Pop Up Screens?


Film Review: (T)error breaks your heart

(T)error is a true documentary, and the FBI has no idea that their undercover informant has a documentary crew filming from beginning to end.


Film review: Sixty Six is emotionally-charged

Sixty Six is a compilation of 12 shorts assembled during the years of 2002-2015 by Los Angeles-based artist Lewis Klahr.


Film review: The Keeping Room

Pairing uncertainty resulting from the aftermath of the American Civil War with the fear of being female in a male-dominated world.


Film Review: Jane Got a Gun

Directed by Gavin O’Connor, Jane Got a Gun is a highly stylistic western which draws on elements of the classic western.


Film Review: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Director Taika Waititi (Boy, What We Do in the Shadows) returns with a new offering and it’s an absolute bloody gem of a film.


Fresh Dressed and Style Wars: A comparison of ages

Addy Fong studies two films from “Essential Independents: American Cinema Now” festival.