Friday, December 9, 2016
Authors Posts by Miv Evans

Miv Evans

Miv Evans is a British writer who relocated to Los Angeles in 2005. She has written 300+ film reviews and her debut novel was published in 2014.

Nocturnal Animals: A Movie With No Beginning, Middle or End

The opening sequence of Nocturnal Animals shows a naked woman shaking her morbidly obese body for a lot longer than is comfortable to watch....

Amanda Knox – Courting the Press

One of the reasons Netflix financed this documentary could be that Amanda Knox narrates in person. However, her presence is far from charismatic as...

Blair Witch – Back in the Woods

The original Blair Witch Project is about a group of friends who vanish in the Black Hills Forest in Maryland. Obviously, if you're going...

Bridget Jones’s Baby – She’s Back With a Bump!

There are no surprises, and there's definitely nothing in this movie we haven't seen before, but Bridget hasn't let us down and has aged...

Dark Horse – a Welsh Conqueror, Documentary Review

Dark Horse is a fairy tale about a cleaning lady who wanted a racehorse, the kind villagers who helped her buy one, and a...

OMAR, The Line Between Terrorist and Freedom Fighter

Hany Abu-Assad is a Palestinian filmmaker and, unsurprisingly, has some intriguing stories to tell. His lack of style might not be to everyone’s taste...

Eye in the Sky

This war story depicts violence at its most gentle; its most deadly and its most humane. Every choice that the characters make can be...

YOUTH – An Aging Experience

Surreal sequences instead of theme, and pretentious vinaigrettes replace what should be a slice-of-life experience. It is art house, without the art, tedious to watch.

The Danish Girl

This true story about a transgender man suffers badly from overkill. At two hours, it's too long; the music is too dramatic; the actors try too hard and there's much too much crying.

Where to Invade Next – No Docbuster from Moore

Where to Invade Next hops from one topic to another, never lets the audience know what it's about and, after two hours of cinematic navel gazing, it's unlikely they care.