Sunday 24 February 2019


Great News
2x13 Early Retirement [series finale]
[Watch it (again) on Netflix.]

Live from the Red Carpet: Oscars 2019


Roma (2018)
[#25 in 100 Films in a Year 2019]
Will this win Best Picture? We'll find out in just a few hours' time...

this week on 100 Films

2 new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year this week, and they were...

Ocean's Eight (2018)
Eight works as breezy entertainment. It’s not as perfectly slick and polished as Eleven — but then, that would’ve been asking a lot. It’s not as boundary-pushing as Twelve (a seemingly muddled film that gets interesting the more you think/read about it), but nor is it as aimless and derivative as I found Thirteen.
Read more here.

Roma (2018)
Drawn from writer-director Alfonso CuarĂ³n’s memories of growing up in the Colonia Roma neighbourhood of Mexico City, Roma is the story of what happens to a middle-class family’s housemaid, Cleo (played by newcomer Yalitza Aparicio), over the course of ten months in 1970 and 1971. It’s also one of the best-reviewed films of the year, winner of BAFTA’s Best Film award (amongst others), and a frontrunner for the same at tonight’s Oscars. No pressure, then.
Read more here.

More next Sunday.