Author Archives: Sam Goldbeck

Film Review: The Favourite

I saw Yorgos Lanthimos’s “The Favourite” (2018) when it was in cinemas back in December, and then I watched it a second time when it played in the Warch Campus Center Cinema the other week. It is a film that only grows in richness and in depth upon repeat viewings.  The narrative follows the reign

Film Review “Widows”

Chicago gets the gritty city treatment in the new film from Steve McQueen, director of “12 Years a Slave,” and Gillian Flynn, writer of “Gone Girl.” Viola Davis leads an ensemble of formidable performers in a dark and depressing heist movie. Davis plays Veronica, the wife of a doomed career criminal played by Liam Neeson.