The Shape of Water – Film Review

The Shape of Water is Guillermo del Toro’s tenth feature film in the director’s chair and boy does he seem comfy there. It’s filled with all the weirdness and quirk for which he is so well revered but balanced out beautifully with stylish cinematography and delicate romance. From it’s remarkable opening scene we are made … Continue reading The Shape of Water – Film Review

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City Screen and University of York Film Series

Every year,  the Univ of York teams up with City Screen to show old and/or unfamiliar films not on popular distribution.  These are chosen around a theme:  the work of a particular director or actor, those of a chosen nationality or genre (film noir, comedies, etc.) or a random collection of old favorites.  They are … Continue reading City Screen and University of York Film Series

International Women’s Day 2018 – 10 Facts You Should Know

Of the top 100 grossing films of 2017, women represented just 8% of directors, and 10% of writers. This is surprising, considering that women make up 52% of all moviegoers according to MPAA in 2016. International Women’s Day is an official holiday in 15 countries including Vietnam and China – where is our bank holiday … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2018 – 10 Facts You Should Know