Author: Simon Mercep

Moonlight – thoughtful, underplayed, and good

This movie of a gay black man’s journey from childhood to adulthood has gained rave reviews, and a Golden Globe for best drama, and I approached Moonlight wondering if the the acclaim was for its storytelling, or for it focussing…

Dark Ride – and a challenge for you

The Girl on the Train. Alcoholism. Betrayal. Deceit. Misogyny. Mental Instability. Violence. It’s a dark brew, is this grim but compelling thriller, The Girl on the Train. It’s director Tate Taylor’s take on the book of the same name by…