From Aurora’s captivating and humorous opening scene where its eponymous female protagonist is witnessed unsuccessfully hiding in a lift to escape from a one-night stand, it is obvious that this film differs to the traditional boy meets girl tale!
As an introduction to the Autumn season and indeed the film festival season for the latter part of the year, the 27th Raindance Film Festival started on a high note. Declaring that ‘Raindance means Raindance’ within its striking trailer forecasting an empty London in 2023 following Brexit, Europe was a focus as its guest continent.
A fairytale about Hollywood would be the most apt summary about Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and I could probably leave it just there for this film review. But that would exclude describing the stylish cinematography …
A question posed to me on the Friday night before watching Animals, after I mentioned that the premise of the film is about female relationships, was as to whom the title refers in that instance. Were the animals, in this film, a reference to humans instead or to the foxes that appear in a few scenes?