The Shape of Water

Such a beautiful, nuanced performance from Sally Hawkins, an actress who, in the past, I've found a little too gurn-y for my linking. But here she is perfect as Elisa, a woman who doesn't speak yet can convey her feelings with the tiniest of gestures. In much the same manner as Pan's Labyrinth, director Guillermo del … Continue reading The Shape of Water

Нелюбовь – Loveless + Q&A

A week in advance of the official UK release, Manchester's leading independent cinema (and my own personal favourite) HOME brought the cinema-going citizens of the region a preview screening of Loveless followed by a Q&A with director Andrey Zvyagintsev and producer Aleksandr Rodnyanskiy. Loveless is nominated for an Academy Award this year in the 'Foreign Language Film' … Continue reading Нелюбовь – Loveless + Q&A