Category Film

Three Billboards & Twenty-three Miles

Another Toronto Film Festival has come and whooshed by! I’ve been asked what my favourite films from this year’s fest are. And what a coincidence – I made a running video about them. Another coincidence? Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,… Continue Reading →

19 Hours in Bangor

“I was about 8 miles from here when I started to write The Dark Tower” Stephen King said, wearing a cap with the city’s name emblazoned on it. “Bangor is home.” I went to Maine for the first time ever, to… Continue Reading →

A Ghost Story Becomes a Ghost Store

Ever since Sundance earlier this year, the song I Get Overwhelmed by Dark Rooms has been on high rotation on my list of favourite songs. In the film, Casey Affleck plays a music producer who makes this track and then… Continue Reading →

Where is Kyra? at BAM Cinemafest

I cannot get the film Where is Kyra? out of my mind. I saw it on Saturday night as part of the BAM Cinemafest programme, and it had been one of the films I wanted to see at Sundance earlier… Continue Reading →

That’s a Wrap, #Cannes17!

Here’s to the 70th edition – and my 11th – of the Cannes Film Festival! – to sharing teeny-tiny apartments with teeny-tiny flights of stairs and no elevator – to forgoing late-night parties for early-morning miles with breathtaking views –… Continue Reading →

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