Bohemian Crapsody: Queen’s Reign In Controversial Globes

The most recent Golden Globes ceremony produced many, many surprises in announcing the Hollywood Foreign Press’ choices for cinema in 2018. Aside from Glenn Close snagging Best Actress over Lady Gaga, and the little-seen Green Book snagging Best Comedy/Musical over the juggernauts of Crazy Rich Asians and Mary Poppins Returns, by far the biggest lurch from the Globes this past weekend was seeing Bohemian Rhapsody – itself a musical – grab Best Film – Drama. My Twitter feed was vociferous in condemnation over the HFP’s choice for Best Picture in both…

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Movie Review – Roma

Principal Cast : Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Taviri, Fernando Grediaga, Jorge Antonio Guerrero, Marco Graf, Daniela Demesa, Diego Cortina, Carlos Peralta, Nancy Garcia, Veronica Garcia, Jose Manuel Guerrero Mendoza. Synopsis:  A story that chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family’s maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s. ****** It’s been five long years between films for director Alfonso Cuaron, the man behind such cult favourites as Children of Men, Y Tu Mama Tambien, the mid-90’s Great Expectations remake (which I hated) and 2013’s space-borne Gravity. The arrival of…

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