Entries from January 2018

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

The Shape of Water

 
How can I describe The Shape of Water? Perhaps at the core it’s a story about loneliness and finding an emotional harbour. More on that later …
Some critics mention that there …


Sunday, January 28th, 2018

The price migrants pay

 
Today, I was reminded again of the hidden cost of being a migrant.
One of our friends at church lost her Dad this evening – I could feel her pain as …


Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Darkest Hour

 
To be honest, I’m not a fan of war movies. Some people watch World War II movies and then study each battle strategy and memorise the moves that each party …


Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Coco

 
Continuing the tradition that Yani and I started some years ago, we ushered the new year by watching a movie in the afternoon on New Year’s day. This year we …


Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Call Me By Your Name

 
Call Me By Your Name was included in the 2017 Adelaide Film Festival – I didn’t select it as one of the five movies that I saw. I was getting more …


Monday, January 1st, 2018

2017 Top-5 Films

 
2017 was a year when I didn’t see as many movies as the previous years. There are some great films that I missed, but of all the ones that I …