The Glass Castle

Director Destin Daniel Cretton’s previous collaboration with Brie Larson, Short Term 12 – a powerful, personal indie film full of heart and earnest about the lives of children and their care workers at a foster facility – is one of my all-time favourite films. Naturally, when I heard the two were working on another film […]

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Pixar did it again. The animation company delivers an emotional, heartfelt story about chasing dreams and family that will leave you on the verge of tears. Packed with beautifully written songs and Pixar’s trademark animation style, Coco is one of the best Pixar films in the last ten years and did wonderfully at the Academy Awards. […]

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The Disaster Artist

I went to see The Disaster Artist at the Gulbenkian having not seen the cult film The Room (2003). For those who don’t know, The Disaster Artist chronicles the events that took two friends on a crazy journey to create ‘a big Hollywood movie’. I had seen many clips from the original film and it […]

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Good Time

A good friend of mine had urged me to watch the Safdie Brothers’ latest, Good Time, for a while and I was keen to, for sure. It had been on my radar for a while, and I remember excitedly reading the glowing reviews from Cannes earlier in the year. But what really sold me on […]

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