Vague Visages on Varda’s 88th: ‘Le Bonheur’ (Agnès Varda, 1965)

Cléo from 5 to 7, arguably Agnès Varda’s most famous work, concludes with an almost ambivalent air about it, leaving viewers grasping for a resolution and answers that they’re ultimately going to have to work out for themselves. Just a couple of years later, one of Varda’s earliest moves into colour cinema, Le Bonheur (or Happiness),… Read More Vague Visages on Varda’s 88th: ‘Le Bonheur’ (Agnès Varda, 1965)

Review: X-Men: Apocalypse (Bryan Singer, 2016)

Director Bryan Singer’s 2014 return to the X-Men franchise, X-Men: Days of Future Past, was a superhero movie about rebooting superhero movies – the notion of pop eating itself epitomised on the big screen. For Singer’s fourth turn at the mutant bat, X-Men: Apocalypse, the concern seems to be with running with the free rein… Read More Review: X-Men: Apocalypse (Bryan Singer, 2016)