Away – Review

https://youtu.be/B-2xxKAPssk Written & Directed by Gints Zilbalodis Latvia/2020/75mins ★★★★★ Turning back, a young boy lives in the shadow of a hulking beast, a colossus of immense stature and being. Shrouded in amorphous black wisps and eyes, no matter how far ahead he escapes the being – its presence follows. Away is a concise, relatively short feature from … Continue reading Away – Review

Mary and Max – Retrospective Review

https://youtu.be/MgRjB8PEDkM Written & Directed by Adam Elliot Australia/2009/92 Mins ★★★★★ A two-fold coming-of-age narrative ‘Mary and Max’ (2009) charters the progression of Mary, a young, ‘chubby’ and socially anxious Australian, into a woman, friendship with Max, a middle-aged Atheistic Jew in America. Pen pals, a support system, their friendship grows as Mary seeks an escape … Continue reading Mary and Max – Retrospective Review