Category Archives: International

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel review

Directed by John Madden Written by Ol Parker from a Deborah Moggach novel These Foolish Things With a cast like this, in this environment, it's hard to not like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. I've read some reviews that criticize the picture for riding too much on the charm of that cast, with too little…Read More

Footnote review

So, I was going to mention a change in my professional life, for those who are keeping track. I've left my job as an editor at The Coast, the Halifax alternative weekly newspaper. I was film editor there, a position I very much enjoyed. I've moved on to a new editorial position elsewhere, which I'm…Read More

A Cult of One: Impromptu

Welcome to a new occasional feature on Flaw In The Iris. A Cult of One is where I go into my vault and write about unheralded films, generally unloved and unpopular. My point: they're just misunderstood and deserve a fanbase. I mean, besides just me (and maybe a very few others). Or I could just be…Read More