Posted in December 2012

Director Focus: Gus Van Sant

Director Focus: Gus Van Sant

I have decided to do a director focus regularly, mainly because many films that I enjoy can be clustered into directors so, it makes sense and will (hopefully) give some continuity. I’m starting with Gus Van Sant not because he is my favourite director, but because his body of work is sometimes overlooked in the … Continue reading

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has created a mythical masterpiece in Pan’s Labyrinth. Part parable, part gothic phantasm, part social commentary, it is difficult to either describe Pan’s Labyrinth or, to praise it too much. This film truly is a masterpiece of cinema. Set in 1944 Spain, the fascists have won the civil war and … Continue reading