Romance

Zelos Review

Zelos Review

Love it or hate it, the mumblecore movement of filmmaking in America has certainly spawned an impressive array of brilliant artists such as Greta Gerwig and the Duplass brothers. The ‘genre’ also aims to explore many modern day issues that seem to plague thirty-somethings as they progress in society. One such issue is explored in the Australian film Zelos – namely, what do you do when your partner...[Read More]

Loving Review

Loving Review

The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving is one that is ripe for a film adaptation. On paper, one can easily conjure up a saccharine version of this film beat for beat: a story of a couple in love who have to drive across state lines just to get married, only to return to their home state and be persecuted due to their interracial relationship. Cue the Celine Dion music and sunset tinged vista...[Read More]

By the Sea

By the Sea

I’m not usually one to bring up a films opening line as a guide to that particular films quality, however, the opening line to Angelina Jolie-Pitt’s By the Sea is a corker. And I don’t use the word corker all that often. In fact, I despise the word corker. But, it’s worthwhile utilising a word I don’t like here for a film like By the Sea. Anyhow, corkers aside, the opening line of the film, as Ang...[Read More]