REVIEW: “A Love Letter To Truffaut” – ‘A Faithful Man’ (2018)

The impact of the French New Wave on the stylistic development of cinema is almost immeasurable. While more recognizable formal elements associated with the movement like jump-cuts and non-linearity can … Continue reading REVIEW: “A Love Letter To Truffaut” – ‘A Faithful Man’ (2018)

SUNDANCE REVIEW:”A Glossy, Well Put Together Comedy” – Late Night (2019)

Late Night is a glossy, well put together comedy, but it’s slick Hollywood outer shell shouldn’t be mistaken for conventionality. Mindy Kaling’s signature quirky humour, and the underlying commentary about … Continue reading SUNDANCE REVIEW:”A Glossy, Well Put Together Comedy” – Late Night (2019)

REVIEW: “A Perfectly Fine Experience” – ‘Dating After College’ (2019)

For any Asian-American growing up in the 2000s to early 2010s, Wong Fu Productions was almost required viewing. Before films like Crazy Rich Asians or To All the Boys I’ve … Continue reading REVIEW: “A Perfectly Fine Experience” – ‘Dating After College’ (2019)

SUNDANCE REVIEW: “A Story Told With Complete Honesty” – ‘The Farewell’ (2019)

Billi (Awkwafina), a young Chinese-American woman living in New York, finds out that her beloved Nai Nai (Shuzhen Zhao) is dying of cancer back in China, and that her family … Continue reading SUNDANCE REVIEW: “A Story Told With Complete Honesty” – ‘The Farewell’ (2019)

SUNDANCE REVIEW:”Never Left Satisfyingly Avenged” – ‘The Nightingale’ (2019)

I am writing this review as a way to express some very pent up emotions that director Jennifer Kent’s latest film has thrust upon me. The Babadook has grown to … Continue reading SUNDANCE REVIEW:”Never Left Satisfyingly Avenged” – ‘The Nightingale’ (2019)