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High-Rise Review

High-Rise Review

J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise was written as a response to the escalating class divide during seventies era Britain. As council flats for the lower class grew, the decadent society of the wealthy increased. As a grand metaphor, Ballard’s High-Rise displayed the lives of three characters – Royal, Wilder and Dr Robert Laing – within a new high-rise tenement building created by architect Antho...[Read More]

61 – High-Rise, Demolition, Mustang, Queen of Earth

61 – High-Rise, Demolition, Mustang, Queen of Earth

Explicit Content We return with another one of Andrew’s most anticipated films of the year – High-Rise – which screened as part of this years Revelation Film Festival. Opening that festival was Jean-Marc Vallée’s Jake Gyllenhaal dead wife flick, Demolition. Not keen on giving the men the entire spotlight we take a look at one of the best foreign language films of the year (...[Read More]

Burnt

Burnt

There is a discussion in John Wells film Burnt where Bradley Cooper’s Adam Jones and Sienna Miller’s Helene meet in a Burger King to discuss working together. Jones offers Helene a bite of his burger, at which Helene turns up her nose. Jones then explains the value of Burger King, the value of fast food for the masses. In that short interaction it covers what Burnt is – a film about high cuisine f...[Read More]

41 – The Dressmaker, Bridge of Spies, Burnt, Man Up, Song One, Miss You Already

41 – The Dressmaker, Bridge of Spies, Burnt, Man Up, Song One, Miss You Already

It’s frocks in the outback and spies in the kitchen in this episode where we look at the new Kate Winslet drama comedy thingo The Dressmaker. Andrew tells us all about why Bridge of Spies is simply minor-Spielberg and why he needs to stop making films about ‘The War’. We head into the kitchen with Burnt and then get served up reviews on Man Up, Song One and Miss You Already. Foll...[Read More]