Aloha! Clooney delves deep for Descendants

After hearing good things I recently decided to watch The Descendants and was glad I did, it’s a great film.  The first from writer-director Alexander Payne in eight years, his last being the brilliant Sideways. In terms of plot, it tells the tale of wealthy Hawaiian lawyer and land baron Matt King (Clooney), who is… Continue reading Aloha! Clooney delves deep for Descendants

Cosmopolis – a tedious trip for a haircut

What words can be used to describe how I felt about this film? Detached, alienated, nonplussed, baffled, underwhelmed. It’s a hard film to like, identify or engage with on any level. Let’s back track for a second. Based on a Don DeLillo novel and directed by David Cronenberg, this film was always going to divide… Continue reading Cosmopolis – a tedious trip for a haircut