Force Majeure (2014)

So we watched this a couple of nights ago and we're still talking about it.  Based around a great 'what would you do?' premise, or more accurately 'what do you like to think you would do?', Ruben Ostlund's film is a genuine talkie in that it compels you to talk.  And talk.  And actually think. … Continue reading Force Majeure (2014)

Film: L’Argent (1928)

"Everybody needs money. That's why they call it money." I love that line from David Mamet's Heist (2001), the idea that the thing is so important that it can only have been named after itself.  That's why L'Argent is called L'Argent. Based around a tale of stock-market manipulation and unrequited love, Marcel L'Herbier's film is a dive … Continue reading Film: L’Argent (1928)