Monthly Archives: May 2016

Sing Street – 7

2016-05-11T15:24:50+00:00May 11th, 2016|Reviews|

There can never be too many movies about misfit high schoolers who form a rock band to get the girl of their dreams (although the Swedish We're the Best was the exception proving the rule). This one from Ireland was a bit of a stretch, although the impossibly good music the tyro band produced was pleasanter [...]

Viva – 7.5

2016-05-05T16:48:38+00:00May 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A very sweet movie about a young Cuban caught between his macho, ex-con father and his aspirations as a drag queen. There are plenty of cliches and moments of predictable melodrama, but the setting - the slums of Havana - is realistic enough that you forgive some predictabilities in this, surprisingly, Irish-made film. Most of [...]