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  • The Blackcoat's Daughter

    The Blackcoat's Daughter

    ★★★★

    Amazingly subtle, yet brutal film with a lasting sting. I kept thinking about it and wanting to glean more clues from it the more it haunted me. Had to watch it again. Yup . It's hypnotising. The music ,the performances ,, the slooow burn. It all presents a puzzle you have to put together however you like. Granted some strings could have been tied a bit tighter script-wise, but it's a tall drink of ice-water in the- just now lessening…

  • Upstream Color

    Upstream Color

    ★★

    I just saw "UC"...Meh.

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  • Full Circle

    Full Circle

    ★★★★½

    This is THE lost 70's film from Canada. With a post -Rosemary era Mia Farrow-(still has that Sassoon cut), as a depressed mother of a child who just died. But is she dead? Or ...? This needs an immediate release on DVD! What gives people?! A really sad and scary film is left in limbo. Beautiful, evocative cinematography too! A little love here...

  • Birth

    Birth

    ★★★★½

    Everything about this film works for me. The acting by the ensemble cast is stellar. And Nicole Kidman has never been more invested in a role . Hard to describe. A film of quiet emotions and bizarre plot twists. The kid in it Cameron Bright is a real discovery. And while the plot might be a little far-fetched, if you go with it and put yourself in her shoes it is a tragic, yet rewarding experience that will make you…