Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Brazil 35th Anniversary

Movie Review: Brazil 35th Anniversary

If there is one inconsistency in this world, it’s the output of director Terry Gilliam. For a time, I thought he was deep-rooted in his Python ways, struggling to make anything compelling or unique, especially after 12 Monkeys. A slave to his own unique style, which would often overtake or erase any substance the movie […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: The Two Popes

Movie Review: The Two Popes

With Netflix’s constant inconsistencies with the quality of content they release, every original they offer up is entered with some intrepid fear that, inevitably, it’ll be a disaster. The Two Popes is the latest Netflix original, directed by City of God’s Fernando Meirelles and starring Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins. As someone who knows pretty […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Review: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

For a project that has taken almost two decades to come into fruition, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote certainly isn’t anything of merit. Gilliam’s latest work shows off what happens when he restrains his stylistic impulses and replaces them with genuine storytelling skills: as it turns out, he’s got an unexpectedly restricted narrative mind.  That’s probably why his […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: The Wife

Review: The Wife

One of the most prolific actors in Hollywood, Glenn Close has begun her seventh Oscars campaign, having failed to bring home the illustrious prize six previous times. Is this as close as Close will get to an Academy Award? Probably, especially since The Wife on the whole is just okay.  The film follows a similar structure to every […]