Reclaiming the Rotten: Ridley Scott’s A Good Year

Posted by - March 1, 2021
Each month, we at FilmHounds take a look at a director’s back catalogue and pick their lowest rated film on Rotten Tomatoes and ask ourselves – why? Why is it their least loved among critics? Regardless, we attempt to see the good in it. This Month: Ridley Scott’s A GOOD YEAR (2006) Rating: 25% There

Everybody is talking about… Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri (Film Review)

Posted by - December 4, 2017
In director and writer Martin McDonagh’s previous films (and plays too), female characters are scarce. They either appear briefly or have an important part to play, but again, briefly. But in Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, Mildred Hayes, played by Frances McDormand, a female character is front and centre. Unfortunately the other female characters are