2017: A Year in Review

Another year is complete, but not without having talked about the wonderful experiences we’ve had at the cinemas. Together with the not-so-wonderful films. But alas, this has been an extraordinary year for films for the highlights still managed to stick their landing inside of our minds – and the inevitable “what about such and such?” will come but I will remind you that it would have been outright impossible for me to have been able to catch virtually every movie that had come out the previous year to make sure I wouldn’t forget other highlights that may not have made it.
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A Quiet Passion – Review

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Terence Davies, one of the best filmmakers working in British cinema today, has only continued to prove his streak of beauty with the autobiographical A Quiet Passion. This sort of material was no surprise to have seen from Davies but in typical Davies fashion it just sweeps me away from its quietness, because there’s a clear love for Emily Dickinson’s poetry which allows for such a captivating experience to come by. And maybe it was right there where Davies only had the most fitting title to describe what he presented here in his work, because he’s shown a quiet passion for life as is – something that he has only ever managed to reflect so beautifully in his career. And maybe it may not be his best work, but it’s everything I love about Davies on the spot and then some.

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