Year: 2018

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Dir. Marielle Heller. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2018.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Dir. Marielle Heller. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2018. 150 150 Freya Hadfield

Hellers’ biopic Can You Ever Forgive Me (1) is about struggling writer Lee Israel who, to finance her cat’s vet bills, becomes a master forger of literary letters. Impersonating figures…

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Sorry to Bother You. Dir. Boots Riley. Annapurna Pictures. 2018.

Sorry to Bother You. Dir. Boots Riley. Annapurna Pictures. 2018. 150 150 Lorna Mooney

https://youtu.be/2xzklsnBTzc?t=111 Animal Farm (dir. John Halas, Joy Batchelor, 1954.) Boots Riley’s debut feature has been praised for its portrayal of the callous nature of capitalism in modern America. The overarching…

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They Shall Not Grow Old. Dir. Peter Jackson. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.. 2018.

They Shall Not Grow Old. Dir. Peter Jackson. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.. 2018. 150 150 Emily Cuthbert

Not often is a film’s purpose so clearly stated in its title, yet Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old1(TSNGO) is a documentary with meticulous dedication to preserving the stories of those…

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Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. Dir. Andy Serkis. Netflix. 2018.

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle. Dir. Andy Serkis. Netflix. 2018. 150 150 Olivia Harris

The film ‘Mowgli’ is a recent adaptation by Andy Serkis of the beloved Kipling story ‘The Jungle Book’. It is a fantasy adventure film and a beautifully aesthetic hybrid of…

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Isle of Dogs. Dir. Wes Anderson. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2018.

Isle of Dogs. Dir. Wes Anderson. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2018. 150 150 Madeleine Hennessy

https://youtu.be/6gLoxUQfnzo Wes Anderson’s 2018 film Isle of Dogs depicts a dual representation of animals. The film’s plot is largely focused on the escapades of dogs, and for the most part…

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