31 Days of Film: Thunder Road
Jim Cummings writes, directs, and stars in his crowd funded drama-comedy, Thunder Road, a personal and touching story of a man struggle with life after his mother’s death.
31 Days of Film: A Prayer Before Dawn
Joe Cole delivers one of the years best performances as Billy Moore in this harrowing biopic about life in a Thai prison and suffering with drug addiction.
31 Days of Film: A Serious Man
The Coen Brother’s 2009 dark comedy, A Serious Man, is a quietly crated and personal exploration of the futility of life and trying make meaning out of the world around you.
31 Days of Film: Downsizing
Alexander Payne’s near future environmental dystopian black comedy is neither funny enough nor insightful enough to make up for its lack of focus and over-long plot.
31 Days of Film: Mary Queen of Scots
Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie deliver typically excellent performances but ultimately Josie Rourke’s historical drama lets down its two stars.
31 Days of Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Marvel and Sony’s most recent collaborative Spider-Man movie is one of the most fun movies of 2018 and behind excellent voice performances and visually stunning art is one of the best superhero movies in a long time.
31 Days of Film: Roma
Alfonso Cuarón returns after a five year break to tell the beautiful and affecting story of a family drama set on the backdrop of a politically turbulent 1970 Mexico City.
31 Days of Film: Bicycle Thieves
The 1948 classic Bicycle Thieves is a film worthy of the moniker and its hyper-realistic story and timeless performances make it a stand out of its era.
31 Days of Film: Kodachrome
Netflix’s family drama/road trip movie is an unworthy vehicle for its three leads but they give good enough performances to make the film at least worth the audience’s while.
31 Days of Film: The Favourite
Yorgos Lanthimos’s period film is a masterpiece of black comedy and witty satire. And behind the performance of its excellent three leading women it is one of the best films of this year.