Movie Diary 17/12/17

Movie Diary 17/12/17

Battle of the Sexes (2017) – This is a mainstream entertainment as good as A League of Their Own. The casting is impeccable top to bottom – from Sarah Silverman’s way with a cigarette to Alan Cumming’s finely calibrated mixture of kindness and bitchy...
Movie Diary 27/9/12

Movie Diary 27/9/12

Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) – There are scenes of child abuse in this movie as punishing as anything in Precious, but the tone here is prideful, even celebratory. The ramshackle, multiracial world of The Bathtub seems more like a conceit than a real community,...