The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

For those who enjoy alternative Christmas films, there’s Tim Burton’s marvellous creation The Nightmare Before Christmas. Based on characters created by Burton and directed by Henry Selick, the film follows the residents of Halloween Town and popular figure Jack Skellington on his quest to bring Christmas joy in a bid to change things up. A… Read More The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Raindance Film Festival 2020 – The Mystery of the Pink Flamingo

Getting back to my Raindance viewing after a few days off, the next film on my list is a documentary that immediately grabbed my interest. The Mystery of the Pink Flamingo follows an eccentric sound engineer, Rigo Pex, who begins to see pink flamingos everywhere and wants to get to the bottom of what it… Read More Raindance Film Festival 2020 – The Mystery of the Pink Flamingo

Raindance Film Festival 2020 – My Thoughts Are Silent

The next on my list for Raindance is this quirky Ukrainian comedy-drama film written and directed by Antonio Lukich. Following sound engineer, Vadym (Andriy Lidagovskiy) who is tasked with recording the sound of a rare bird that can only be found in the mountains in Transcarparthia and embarks on this journey with his mother, Galia… Read More Raindance Film Festival 2020 – My Thoughts Are Silent

Raindance Film Festival 2020 – Under My Skin

My second film of Raindance Film Festival is a groundbreaking look at non-binary relationships. Following musician Denny (Liv Hewson) who begins to question their gender which puts a strain on their relationship with lawyer Ryan (Alex Russell). Under My Skin is the directorial debut by Australian filmmaker David O’Donnell and has generated much hype in… Read More Raindance Film Festival 2020 – Under My Skin