Summer Cinema Round-up

Multiplexes had to contend with remarkably good weather and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Despite these pressures, audience attendance was strong in the ‘Summer of Brolin’ (or as I prefer, the ‘Summer of Seyfried’). And this is because of the…

“First Reformed” Should Be Your First Choice

Paul Schrader’s First Reformed uses potent images and an exceptionally crafted protagonist – found in Ethan Hawke’s lonely Reverend Ernst Toller – to find a bleak balance between hope and despair. Reverend Toller, a former military chaplain, has much cause…