In this final edition of ‘What I’ve Been Watching’, I pay tribute to my two favourite films of 2021, both of which I caught in December.
A rousing celebration of the Dominican community of Washington Heights, Jon M. Chu’s adaptation of Lin-Manuel Mirand’s stage show is joyous, emotionally resonant, and an essential theatrical experience.
In this edition of ‘What I’ve Been Watching’, I spotlight five westerns I caught up to throughout May.
‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ serves as an enthralling illustration of the complex dynamics apparent in a revolutionary organisation’s struggle against oppression.
A tribute to a handful of films that struck a chord with me during the first month of 2021, old and new.
An effervescent, sultry counter to the intense and emotionally overwhelming Mangrove, this piece marks a welcome change of pace for McQueen in his filmography, demonstrating his ability to craft an engaging love story distinguished by reggae music.