OSCAR SHORT LOOK AT ME – An enriching tale full of anger and fury that is always bubbling close to the surface

A film review by Jamie Richardson Sally Potter’s LOOK AT ME shares an enriching tale full of anger and fury that is always bubbling close to the surface. The performances by Javier Bardem of a talented artist battling his own demons of a past life and recovering addict are expressed very strongly. Chris Rock is the exact opposite, he is articulate and calm; his words … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT LOOK AT ME – An enriching tale full of anger and fury that is always bubbling close to the surface

OSCAR DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM BAREFOOT EMPRESS – Age does not hold back progression; you are as old as you want to be

A film review by: Sonya McCloud BAREFOOT EMPRESS is a wonderful heart-warming film. How can anyone watch this film and not get inspired or well up with emotion and just endlessly clap at the achievement of Karthyayani Amma, she is ninety-six years young and went to primary school to learn to read and write, just penning this is an overwhelming experience. BAREFOOT EMPRESS is a … Continue reading OSCAR DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM BAREFOOT EMPRESS – Age does not hold back progression; you are as old as you want to be

OSCAR SHORT FILM SAME OLD – There are times when life is just not fair

A film review by Jamie Richardson No matter where you live or your background, life and its many twists and foibles will at sometime pull you down to a depth of misery and despair. In Lloyd Lee-Choi’s award winning live action short film SAME OLD the livelihood of a delivery driver is turned upside down when his precious e-bike is stolen. New York a city … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM SAME OLD – There are times when life is just not fair

OSCAR SHORT FILM BAZIGAGA – A genocide is a horror and an abomination that men exact on fellow men

A film review by Sonya McCloud Colonialism for all the good that it did, it also created division, repression, mistrust and an imbalance that to this day haunts the colonies. Wars have been fought and millions have needlessly perished because of the belief by certain people that they are the master race, sent to rule over the countless minions.  What makes a master race, blonde … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM BAZIGAGA – A genocide is a horror and an abomination that men exact on fellow men

OSCAR SHORT FILM REVIEW – IVALU “Captivating Story That Will Leave A Lump In Your Throat”

A film review by Jamie Richardson Director Anders Walter has made Ivalu into an emotional and tragic suspense thriller, the journey of a young innocent and naïve Greenland girl searching desperately for her sister Ivalu. The film has been given a further dramatic edge with Rasmus Heise’s superb cinematography. The camera focuses on the Greenland landscape, the icy hills and the fjords. The contrast between the vivid colours … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM REVIEW – IVALU “Captivating Story That Will Leave A Lump In Your Throat”