Tag Archives: Gordon Brown

January 01

The Imitation Game – How many copies do you want? (Film Review)

Think of all the worst clichés about mad scientists, the “driven genius” and closeted homosexual males consumed by intense frustration resulting in profound works of greatness and you have The Imitation Game, a clumsy, frustratingly banal film more interested in preserving the mythology around masculine genius (complete with tics, physical awkwardness, ugliness and a delightful […]

May 24

Only God Forgives – Nicolas Winding Refn and the Oedipus reach. (Sydney Film Festival Film Review)

Only God Forgives is showing at the Sydney Film Festival in Competition. Grab tickets here. His destiny moves us only because it might have been ours — because the Oracle laid the same curse upon us before our birth as upon him. It is the fate of all of us, perhaps, to direct our first […]