Author Archives: Richard Davis

Lady Bird

February 23rd, 2018 | by Richard Davis

Screenwriting 101, they say, is create conflict. Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan), the protagonist of writer-director Greta Gerwig’s Lady …


Victoria & Abdul

September 18th, 2017 | by Richard Davis

In this era of cinematic universes and franchises, it’s easy to forget that British cinema has one of its own: …


The Graduate

July 18th, 2017 | by Richard Davis

Fifty years have passed since the original release of The Graduate, the film that launched Dustin Hoffman as a star, …


Hacksaw Ridge

February 10th, 2017 | by Richard Davis

Hollywood loves a comeback. It’s a narrative that always seems to come into play around awards season and it’s been …


La La Land

January 17th, 2017 | by Richard Davis

After assaulting our senses with 2014’s furiously frenetic Whiplash, Damien Chazelle sets his sights on our hearts in his new …


Arrival

November 14th, 2016 | by Richard Davis

Most people may not know the name yet, but they soon will. Denis Villeneuve, with films like Prisoners, Enemy and …


The Blue Room

September 26th, 2016 | by Richard Davis

Best known for his performances in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Quantum of Solace and Venus in Fur, Mathieu …



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