Jackie: The Unstable Narrator

Jackie is an atypical biopic seen through the eyes of Jacqueline Kennedy (Natalie Portman). The main framing of the story follows the events which occurred prior and subsequent to her husband’s assassination in 1963. Directed by Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín and produced by Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream) who was previously setContinue reading “Jackie: The Unstable Narrator”

La La Land: Spot the Reference

La La Land is the third feature-length film from writer/director/wunderkind Damien Chazelle (Whiplash). Set in modern-day Los Angeles, La La Land pays tribute to and ultimately reinvents both classic Hollywood cinema and musicals, as well as several other genres including the romantic comedy. The film stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, again proving that thereContinue reading “La La Land: Spot the Reference”

Paterson: The Duality of Things

Paterson is an independent film by writer/director Jim Jarmusch (Dead Man, Only Lovers Left Alive). Having been heavily featured throughout international film festivals including Cannes, Toronto and MIFF, Paterson is a quintessential ‘festival darling’. Paterson’s story follows a bus driver/poet named Paterson (Adam Driver) who lives in the picturesque town of Paterson, New Jersey. WeContinue reading “Paterson: The Duality of Things”