Friends With Kids

Jennifer Westfeldt is clearly a woman intrigued with the dynamic of dysfunctional relationships. After writing and starring in Kissing Jessica Stein, a charming and offbeat comedy about a woman reduced to dating another woman after her male options prove less than satisfactory. Revolving around a similar high concept, Friends with Kids follows two besties (Westfeldt … Continue reading

The Amazing Spider-Man

While some were not so thrilled to see our friendly neighbourhood Spider-man swinging back onto the big screen considering the first of Sam Raimi’s popular trilogy was released only ten years ago, it cannot be doubted that there could not have been a more aptly named director to take the helm of the reboot than … Continue reading

Carnage

    Based on the play God Of Carnage by Yasmin Reza and adapted by her and Roman Polanski for the silver screen, Carnage follows the encounter of two middle-class New York couples meeting to resolve a fight between their 11 year old sons, one of whom hit the other with a stick in a playground brawl. It’s is … Continue reading

Shame

    Steve McQueen (no not that one) is clearly a director who is comfortable with making people uncomfortable. In his second collaboration with Michael Fassbender after their powerful IRA drama Hunger, now with Shame they tackle the subject of addiction. There are countless films about drugs and alcoholism but significantly less about the problem of sexual … Continue reading