The Best Films of 2015

This year I was invited to vote in a variety of awards and polls of the best films of the year, each with their own specific rules regarding what was and wasn’t eligible. First was the Online Film Critics Society, an organisation which I have been a member of for three years now. Their awards were announced … Read more

Cannes: Carol review

The Patricia Highsmith novel on which Carol was based was originally published under the title The Price of Salt. That director Todd Haynes and screenwriter Phyllis Nagy have chosen to use the later name for their adaptation should not suggest that this telling focuses solely on one character. This is the story of two women, entangled together in the centre … Read more