The Homesman (2014)

Up until a few weeks ago, The Homesman was a film that I knew little to nothing about. My very first encounter with the picture came through the confused memory of a good friend (The Flim Culb) who stated that a movie was coming out involving Hilary Swank escorting three mad women across the plains…

Reaching For The Moon (2013)

Reaching For The Moon, the latest directorial offering from Brazilian filmmaker Bruno Barreto, is a biographical dramatisation of the turbulent, sixteen year long love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares that took place between 1951 and 1967. Taking inspiration from the account give in the book Rare and…