Ukrainian Sheriffs

The pair of Ukrainian Sheriffs featured in this intriguing odd-ball documentary written/filmed/directed and edited by Roman Bondarchuk bear no resemblance at all to anyone bearing the same title in the Wild West.  But then that is hardly surprising as Stara Zburjivka their remote dilapidated village in Southern Ukraine bordering on to Crimea looks like time has … Continue reading


Halston was the US’s first haute couturier to be taken seriously.  From milliner to revered iconic fashion designer in a very short this flamboyant and fun-loving man firmly put his sartorial stamp on everything in the Studio 54 era so that his ‘star’ on Fashion’s Walk of Fame in NY rightly proclaims ‘The 70’s Belonged … Continue reading


As most of the movies I chose to watch are quite serious and some times heavy going, (the next movie on my viewing list is ‘Benda Billi’ : a doc about 5 African paraplegics who start up a Band), I do occasionally feel the need for a quick fix of some funny light relief.  This … Continue reading


This story is a day and a very long night in the lives of three Cuban teenagers who are desperate for a better life.  For hotheaded Raul this can only mean one thing and that’s leaving an impoverished dilapidated Havana for Miami where he’s convinced the streets are paved with riches. He wants to seek … Continue reading


For her third time behind the camera actress/ superstar, UN Special Ambassador, Honorary Dame of the British Empire, and mother of countless children, Angelina Jolie plumped for a rather old-fashioned WW2 drama. With a script from Oscar winners Ethan and Joel Cohen (who rarely write for other directors) adapted from Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling biography, ‘Unbroken’ … Continue reading

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