Tag Archives: Jessica Chastain

March 09

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him – Ned Benson from his POV. (SFF Film Review)

This film opens in Sydney this week. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him is currently showing at the Sydney Film Festival. You can grab your tickets here. You can read the review of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigy: Her, here. It seems that Ned Benson writes men better than he writes women, as this version […]

March 09

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her – Ned Benson from her POV.(SFF Film Review)

This film opens in Sydney this week. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby – Her  is showing at the Sydney Film Festival. You can grab your tickets here. The whole Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby project is better appreciated if you retain the idea of subtlety, keeping it as a filter of sorts through which to view […]

February 25

A Most Violent Year – First you get the money, then you get the power, then you have a film. (Film Review)

J.C. Chandor excels at pinpointing and extending the single crucial moment that makes or breaks a psyche into powerhouse suspense film that evolves into very contemporary morality tales revolving around a chicken coming home to roost, rather than chance or the turn of a fateful card. IHowever, in each of his three films, there remains the crucial […]

November 10

Interstellar – It’s better than you think. (Film review)

Like Lucy earlier on this year, pseudo-science keyboard warriors have come out in droves to trash Christopher Nolan’s ambitious, long sci-fi flick Interstellar, and also like Lucy, it doesn’t matter how many times Kip Thorne (upon whose work Interstellar is based, and who acted as both scientific consultant and executive producer to the film) or […]

January 24

Zero Dark Thirty – Katherine Bigelow takes out Osama bin Laden. (Film Review)

A film maker as talented as Katherine Bigelow is absolutely aware that when you weave a fiction in film you work from point of view, and to give the role of torturer to the hero in the film with whom we don’t just sympathize, but either want to “be” or “fuck” is going to cause […]