★ “A mean-spirited coming-of-age film that is never funny” What’s the worst thing about Dirty Girl? Is it Juno Temple as Danielle, the “dirty girl” proclaimed by the title? Surely … Continue reading REVIEW: “Never Speak of This Abomination Again” – ‘Dirty Girl’ (2010)
Thomas H. Sheriff is a filmmaker and film journalist particularly interested in social realism, surrealism, expressionism, and the broader evolution of cinema. Graduating from the LSE last summer, he explores film as a vehicle for political, social, cultural and philosophical issues. This doesn’t detract from his unabashed love of Star Wars (even the prequels, in a masochistic sense).
★ ★ “Disappointingly flat, delivering platitudes instead of punch” Thom Yorke has always been wary of the digital age. Radiohead’s breakout, possibly career-defining work, OK Computer, was an album of … Continue reading REVIEW: “A Bark With No Bite” – ‘Anima’ (2019)
I never see as many films as I’d like; especially not in the cinema. I doubt that will ever not be true. So, when (if) I eventually catch up on … Continue reading Best Of 2019 So Far – Thomas Sheriff
I used to actually quite like Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill films. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 I’ve always found unforgivably ponderous and embarrassingly portentous, but not without its moments of excitement. … Continue reading Revisiting Kill Bill: Why I No Longer Enjoy The Tarantino Classics