Shortbus

Shortbus (2006)

Shortbus first published by musicOMH, 1 December 2006 Ever since Woody Allen came along with his Annie Hall (1977) and his Manhattan (1979), his Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and his Husbands and Wives (1992), New York has been established as the American city of the ensemble romantic dramedy, where different characters come together to discuss love, life and politics. Witness…

Kay

The Horror At Gallery Kay (2018)

The Horror at Gallery Kay begins in a waiting room, with a slow zoom onto a seated Olive (Rosebud), as the sounds of drilling, screams and children singing Ring a Ring ‘o Roses, fill the soundtrack – or at least the soundtrack in Olive’s mind. Olive is waiting for a Couples Counseling session which her…

Mirror

Into The Mirror (2018)

Into The Mirror first published by Sight & Sound, Jan 2020 Review: “Good work with the trans report last week, mate,” says bullying, predatory boss Harry (John Sackville) to Daniel (Jamie Bacon), a reserved employee who has only been in London for three months. Harry is referring to a transfer account that Daniel has successfully secured,…

T'Aime

Je T’Aime Moi Non Plus (1976)

Je T’Aime Moi Non Plus first published by Film4 Summary: Serge Gainsbourg’s cinematic debut is an anal-oriented love story set in an America of broken dreams. Review: Like Edith Piaf before him, the French singer Serge Gainsbourg would become famous amongst anglophone audiences really only for a single song. Je T’Aime (Moi Non Plus) was originally…