A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

Before entering the cinema, the only thing I knew about Disney’s latest live action adventure was that it is an adaptation of a 1962 novel by Madeleine L’Engle, a novel that was famously believed to be unfilmable thanks to its abstract concepts. If the world has taught me one thing, it is that if something…

Selma (2015)

Ava DuVernay’s newest directorial effort Selma marks the end of an awards season majoratively dedicated to the biopic and the true story. With The Imitation Game, The Theory Of Everything and American Sniper arguably telling lesser known tales, or at least lesser known parts of high profile tales, DuVernay’s big screen release focuses instead on one…

A Most Violent Year (2014)

My latest cinema trip can be literally described as a battle of the Oscars. The two choices at the top of the list this week were both films starring Oscar Isaac, sci-fi thriller Ex Machina or crime drama A Most Violent Year. Having little previous knowledge of either picture or how they had been initially…

The Butler (2013)

The Butler is a sweeping historical drama inspired loosely by the life of real White House worker Eugene Allen, who worked at the Washington D.C. residence for thirty four years from 1952 to 1986 serving seven different Presidents. The film marks somewhat of a departure for director Lee Daniels whose previous work, including 2009’s Precious and…