Best Picture Countdown #1: The Favourite

"I have sent for some lobsters. I thought we could race them and then eat them." - Olivia Colman as Queen Anne in The Favourite (2018) Of all eight films nominated for Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards, Yorgos Lanthimos's semi-ridiculous period dramedy The Favourite impressed me the most. A thrilling combination of absurd … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #1: The Favourite

Film Review: La La Land (2016)

Dir: Damien Chazelle Starring: Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling Runtime: 2h 8m Music: Pasek and Paul (lyrics) Justin Hurwitz (score) WARNING: This review contains potential SPOILERS for general plot details. MAJOR SPOILERS (likely pertaining to the ending of the film) will be forewarned in BOLD and under a "Read More." One of my local movie theaters … Continue reading Film Review: La La Land (2016)