All posts tagged melodrama

Wonder Wheel Review – This 50’s Set Melodrama Finds Writer/Director Woody Allen Going Around in Circles

It’s hard to name a memorable Woody Allen release in recent years. Blue Jasmine was saved by a strong central performance; Café Society had a sprightly youthfulness to it that […]

Happy End Review – Michael Haneke’s Latest is a Lesser Work, a Bourgeois Fever Dream and a Cinematic Slip-Up in an Otherwise Faultless Filmography

Funny Games. The White Ribbon. Amour. Hidden. All fantastic films that attest to Austrian director Michael Haneke’s untethered, unusual yet unique brilliance. With these in mind, I was eagerly anticipating […]

LIVE REVIEW: LORDE @ ALEXANDRA PALACE, 27/09/17

There was humming in the restless Palace air –  girls and boys alike were slipping off denim jackets as they prepared themselves, shaking out the last vestiges of cold that […]

The BFI presents: Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar crafts films of wonder, displaying a mad world containing magnified emotions, dark playfulness and sensual visuals; in light of this, the BFI welcomes a celebration of his work, […]