Posts tagged Violet Hudson
A Review of Nocturnal Animals, Directed by Tom Ford

Nocturnal Animals has been heralded over the past year as a masterpiece and seen Tom Ford dubbed a latter-day Hitchcock. The film is entertaining, and features some fine acting and a good script, but I found the direction lacklustre – and left the cinema unmoved and wishing I’d seen this made by a more daring pair of hands, like say Lynne Ramsay. 

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A Review of Youth, Directed by Paolo Sorrentino

Sometimes, the truth is best told sideways. That’s not to say you shouldn’t own up to borrowing your friend’s book, or prevaricate over telling your parents just why you’re so broke. Simple truths are simple to tell: a sentence or two. But the real universal truths about what is it to be human… these are too big to be contained neatly into a phrase or paragraph. The Christian God cannot be comprehended by...

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A Review of The Lobster, Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

Greek film director Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Lobster is set in a world similar to our own, with one exception: love is state-policed and being alone is illegal. Only days after the break-up of a marriage or the death of a spouse, our hapless heroes are sent to a hotel – presided over by the chillingly imperturbable Olivia Coleman – to find a match. They have 45 days, but can extend their stay and chances of finding love...

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