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  • Cabin Fever

    Cabin Fever


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    CABIN FEVER (2020) is a Film Lads production of a Nolan O’KANE short film
    WARNING: Major Spoilers are included here, please watch the film first: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Pq791RHdg0&t=2s

    Director O’Kane has stated this is a partially salvaged film that he was preparing last year and that, during the editing process, there was a loss of half the filmed footage. He then created some extra material along with his collaborators (Kirk Percival and Victor Dubyna) and this experimental short is the final product.…

  • Solitary Comfort

    Solitary Comfort


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Warning, this review contains Major spoilers, please watch the short first at: youtu.be/VCt_4weIkdA

    What Kirk Percival achieves in this 16:00 minute short film is really quite astounding.
    It is a moody, thoughtful and beautiful video essay about one individual living in isolation through the COVID-19 pandemic and how they cope with daily activities.
    This is essentially an au courant examination of one man's struggle to get through a day with no other human contact.
    We begin our journey by watching…

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  • A Hidden Life

    A Hidden Life


    As others are stating, this has Malick's most cohesive narrative since Badlands and even parts of The Thin Red Line.
    However, it still exhibits at least some of the dream-like voice-over, jump cuts, gorgeous cinematography and music cues of much of his post The New World work.
    The plot itself is a real heartbreaker, intense, anger-inducing and beautifully acted by a superb and mostly unknown cast.
    Call me a convert all over again because this is pure gold cinema at its finest and most lyrical.

  • A Single Man

    A Single Man


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Utterly stunning directorial debut from designer Tom Ford which comes off like the work of a seasoned pro.
    Working from his own adaptation (with David Scearce) of the novel by Christopher Isherwood, Ford elicits terrific performances from Julianne Moore and Nicholas Hoult as well as a riveting turn from Colin Firth in the title role as a tightly wound lecturer planning suicide after the death of his lover (Matthew Goode).
    The scene where Firth is on the phone to his…