The Night House – Review

by Anton Bitel The Night House begins with a montage: a boat rocking against a jetty, a beautiful timber lakehouse above, and multiple shots mapping out the the house’s interiors. What unifies all these  images is their emptiness. For there is no human presence in or around this house, apart from in the framed pictures standing on surfaces or hanging on walls – photographs depicting … Continue reading The Night House – Review

The Croods 2: A New Age – Review

by Jordan King Not many folks will recall the tumultuous journey Dreamworks’ The Croods took to make it to the big screen in 2013. Having originally been announced under the title Crood Awakenings in 2005, the Stone Age set story of a luddite, his family, and the inventor who comes to rock their world was originally to be the first film of five unique Aardman/Dreamworks … Continue reading The Croods 2: A New Age – Review

Vivo – Review

by Chris Connor 2021 has been a bumper year for Lin Manuel Miranda with the big screen adaptation of his musical In The Heights earning wide praise and with his much anticipated directorial debut Tick Tick boom due later in the year in addition to providing the music to Disney’s latest Encanto.  Miranda’s most recent project is the animated Vivo where Miranda has both composed … Continue reading Vivo – Review