June 26th, 2017

For your consideration: Blackie

Martin Scorsese has a bone to pick: I have been cautioned against speaking out on this issue lest I create the appearance of churlishness. Well, I’m going to have to risk it. One recent morning, I turned on the television, and imagine my surprise when I heard the nominations for the first Golden Collar Awards […]

Review: Hugo

★★★★ Whether you know your Chaplins from your Keatons or not, the heartfelt wonder Hugo evokes for early cinema is relatable for even the most jaded of modern audiences.

MIFF day two: Three, The King of Comedy

Melbourne pulled out some unseasonably pleasant weather for the second day of the Melbourne International Film Festival. It must have known the interstaters were watching. Don’t be fooled.I started my own personal MIFF journey slowly, with a mere two films: Three, Tom Twyker’s first non-Hollywood film since 2000’s The Princess and the Warrior; and Martin […]

MIFF 2011: Top ten most anticipated MIFF picks

Melancholia

Tomorrow marks the opening night of the 60th annual Melbourne International Film Festival, and to me that sounds like the perfect time to start a film blog. So it is with no fanfare at all that I welcome you to Cinema Quest, a place where I can air my von Trier-related grievances, viciously defend the […]