I forgot to update my films for the last year – I saw a record 120 films at the cinema in 2019. This was helped with the Everywhere membership at Everyman cinemas.Continue reading 120 films at the cinema in 2019
In the past year, I’ve seen 92 films this year at the cinema. The diary entries from Letterboxd are all listed here.
Continue reading 92 films at the cinema in 2018
I’ve seen over 100 films this year at the cinema! Here are the ones that I remembered to enter into Letterboxd.
Continue reading 100 films at the cinema in 2017
Thérèse Clerc is one of the great figures of militantism. From the struggle to legalise abortion to the fight for equal rights of men and women and the battle for gay rights, she’s been on the front lines of all of them. She has just learned that she has an incurable disease and has decided to take a last look back over her life, a tender and lucid look at the battles and the love that went with them.
Continue reading The Lives of Thérèse (Les Vies de Thérèse)
Set in a small town where roads lead to nowhere, the story follows Roman and Lucy, two burning souls who come together to make a leap for life and inner peace.
Continue reading Two Lovers and a Bear
The latest film from Buddhadeb Dasgupta, one of India’s most-celebrated directors, is a lyrical and at times comedic three-part portrait of rural Indian life.
Continue reading The Bait (Tope)
In the summer of 1991, a rape case breaks the peace of a small Chinese town. The fathers of two girls in the local middle school are the policemen in charge of the case, but they fail to make real progress as more young women’s bodies are discovered in the local park.
Continue reading What’s in the Darkness (Hei chu you shen me)
A young man of Wallisian origin in New Caledonia defies his father to go and play rugby in France. Living on his own on the other side of the world, he learns there is a price to pay to find success.
Continue reading Mercenary (Mercenaire)
Some young folks, tired of the society they’re living in, plan a bomb attack over Paris before to take shelter for a night in a shopping centre.
Continue reading Nocturama
When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group – all best friends – start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all.
Continue reading Don’t Think Twice