Burstead

Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018)

New Year’s Eve is the time to redress past regrets and to make future resolutions; the time when traditions are preserved, even as change is embraced; the time when, Janus-like, we look backwards and forwards simultaneously; the time when it’s out with the old and in with the new. It is also when the events…

Allure

Allure (2017)

Allure first published by Little White Lies A woman sits up and inhales.  It is the first thing we see in Allure, the feature debut of brothers Carlos and Jason Sanchez, who till now have been best known for their work in photography. “What the hell’s wrong with you, you crazy bitch!”, a man tells the…

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Review first published by Film4. Synopsis: Jean-Marc Vallée (C.R.A.Z.Y., The Young Victoria) directs this true-life story of a Texan redneck’s struggle against AIDS, America’s pharmaceutical industry, and his own individualist instincts. Review: Dallas Buyers Club opens in 1986 with a double image of the thrills and dangers of bareback riding. As one man tries vainly…