Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: The Father

Movie Review: The Father

With ageism so pertinent in arts industries, it is rather compelling and reassuring to see a story of age told on such a grand scale. Tender and frail years are inevitably ahead of us all, and The Father follows Anthony (Anthony Hopkins) refusing to accept that his best years are behind him. He can no longer experience […]

 Adam Turnbull

The Favourite: review

The Favourite: review

Yorgos Lanthimos, director of the disturbing classic ‘Dogtooth’ and the strange, brilliant dystopian film ‘The Lobster’ brings us ‘The Favourite’. The film at first seems like a typical costume drama but perhaps has more in common with our time then we might think. The film shows the over-indulgence and hazy, hangover-like mood of a part […]

 Ewan Gleadow

The Favourite Review – a second opinion

The Favourite Review – a second opinion

Is it any surprise that Yorgos Lanthimos’ new movie, The Favourite, is a hit? No, of course not, and let’s be fair it’ll earn itself Best Picture at the Academy Awards this year. Rightfully so as well, because in the face of the ever-looming awards season, this is by all means the best contender. The […]