Isle Of Dogs

The opening gala for the 2018 film festival was an inspired choice. Wes Anderson ticks so many of the boxes that the organisers of the festival are promoting. He is a big name talent with a very part...

Aloha – First Trailer

Coming soon is Aloha, the new film from the stylish and somewhat offbeat director Cameron Crowe. His first film for four years is a romantic drama with comedic touches starring Emma Stone, Bradley Co...

The Monuments Men

The popularity of film genres seems to go in cycles. The usual pattern starts with a surprisingly massive hit movie which garners praise and award recognition. This leads to a glut of movies within t...

Bill Murray cast as the voice of Baloo

Disney pictures has announced that Bill Murray has joined the cast of the forthcoming live action / VFX film of The Jungle Book. The veteran actor and all round cool dude will provide the voice of Ba...

The Grand Budapest Hotel

And so we return once again to the world of Wes Anderson and everything we have come to love and admire in his films. And yes, once again that includes Bill Murray. This is a tale that deals with the...

New releases for March

The month of March sees the last of the major award ceremonies taking place with the Oscars being announced on the second. The release schedule reflects this. The past few months have seen all of the...

The Wes Anderson Collection Part 4

With the fourth part of the video essays we come to my personal favourite, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou from 2004. I have very fond memories of watching the Jacques Cousteau documentaries which...

The Monuments Men

In a twist on the usual profit at all costs mentality that usually pervades modern Hollywood the news has come out that The Monuments Men film has had its release date pushed back to early 2014. The ...