Posted in August 2013

Review: I Declare War, 2013, dir. Jason Lapeyre & Robert Wilson

Review: I Declare War, 2013, dir. Jason Lapeyre & Robert Wilson


Two qualities that shouldn’t be underestimated in children: their capacity to daydream, and their vulnerability to psychic scarring. In its own sweetly nostalgic but startlingly mature way, I Declare War – the latest offering from Canadian filmmaker Jason Lapeyre and co-director Robert Wilson – pursues the exploration of both elements with a refreshing dearth of … Continue reading

Review: The World’s End, 2013, dir. Edgar Wright

Review: The World’s End, 2013, dir. Edgar Wright


Picture The World’s End as a bittersweet layer cake, a film about the double-edged sword of growing up that also serves as the capstone offering in Edgar Wright’s Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy. Have nine years really passed since Wright, along with his go-to leading men, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, vaulted into national prominence with … Continue reading