Captain America: Civil War

You wait years for a film in which two much-loved superheroes go head-to-head in a film with a colon in the title, and then two come along at once. But whereas in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice the protagonists barely know each other, this is family. It's like when Michael Corleone realises that his brother … Continue reading Captain America: Civil War

Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary)

Subtle, gentle, delightful and insightful - Kore-eda Hirokazu manages to present the delicate intricacies of family life in which on the surface not much happens, but beneath that, each family member learns something about herself and her sisters, without huge revelations or tantrums. Kore-eda's last two films, I Wish and Like Father, Like Son focussed on … Continue reading Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary)