Twelve Foreign Films to start with for someone who’s never seen one

Some of the greatest films ever made in film history have not been made in the English language, yet most people that I come across are unaware of these gems due to these films not being popular enough, and because of a certain bias against watching films with subtitles. As Continue Reading

Roma (2018) Review – A film that makes you fall short of adjectives

Alfonso Cuaron faced many a hurdle in the process of making Roma. From no studio taking the risk of funding a Mexican black and white movie to his friend and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki being unavailable to shoot the film, he faced his fair share of difficulties. But Roma is not Continue Reading

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Review ― An Engaging Drama That is Anything But Shy

In a time so relevant to the safety of women in workplaces and the dismantling of the culture of harassment and abuse so systematically in place, The Time’s Up movement made it’s foothold on Hollywood strongly and gained admirers and critics alike. The deafening arguments around the defence of the Continue Reading

The Projection Room’s Oscar Predictions 2018 — Who Will Win?

It is that time of the year again. When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honours the best achievements made in the film industry the past year with the prestigious Oscar award. 2017 has been particularly impressive regarding the huge number of excellent films it has produced, ensuring Continue Reading

I, Tonya (2017) Review – A Factual Comedy Of Inaccurate Facts

  I, Tonya is a movie based on the life of the world famous (read: infamous) American skater Tonya Harding. Her struggle to fame and her quick downfall is the subject of this dark comedy. The movie stars Margot Robbie as Tonya and Allison Janney as LoVona Golden (Tonya’s mother). Continue Reading

The Shape Of Water (2017) Review — Poetry On Celluloid

Guillermo Del Toro’s personal masterpiece, The Shape Of Water, is a monumental achievement in creative filmmaking. As he himself says, it is “a fairy tale for troubled times”. Set during the Cold War, this fiercely imaginative, gorgeously outlandish tale of an amphibian man bonding with a mute woman also proves Continue Reading

Lady Bird (2017) Review — A Beautiful Photo Album

  “Lady Bird, is that your given name?” “Yeah.” “Why is it in quotes?” “I gave it to myself, it’s given to me by me.”     Christine McPherson calls herself “Lady Bird” and rebukes anyone who mentions her real name. This “coming-of-age” story, set in Sacramento, is a brilliant Continue Reading

2018 Oscars Nomination Predictions

So, the Academy Awards are finally upon us as Jimmy Kimmel returns to host the awards for a consecutive year. The most prestigious award in Hollywood and one of the most prestigious awards in the world of cinema are given out at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles every year. Continue Reading