Resistance: 1942 – Film Review

Under the threat of death and the shadow of tyranny, one voice dares to keep a message of hope alive. It’s late 1942 in Lyon, France and the nazi’s are naturally making life miserable for everyone. Hidden away in an attic with a pirate radio is Jacques (Cary Elwes) broadcasting messages of positivity and hope …

TIFF20 Review – ‘Shadow In The Cloud’

The first half of Roseanne Liang’s first feature in almost a decade, plays like an atypical World War II movie with a serious The Twilight Zone-vibe. WAAF officer Maude Garrett (Chloë Grace Moretz – ‘Greta’) gets assigned to a dodgy B-17 Flying Fortress carrying the name “The Fool’s Errand”, where she is custodian of a …

Review – ‘A Hidden Life’

“We lived above the clouds.” – Fani Jägerstätter Director Terrence Malick isn’t known for his very straight forward story telling methods. Surprisingly ‘A Hidden Life’ is his most mainstream film in years. In saying that, he doesn’t necessarily let go of his visionary filmmaking strategy, but makes it more approachable for audiences who unknowingly sit …