Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Anyone who thinks that anime is simply full of wide-eyed, giggling young girls and over-the-top fantasy sequences clearly hasn’t seen the raw and unflinching Grave of the Fireflies. Film 4 have...

Ready Player One

You have to appreciate the work ethic of Steven Spielberg even if you are not a fan of his movies. Ready Player One was a mammoth undertaking for him. The production from start to finish took over th...

Big Fish & Begonia – Trailer

Coming soon to UK screens is the Chinese animated film Big Fish & Begonia. The amine was in production for twelve years and is a mixture of new and very old storytelling with references to classi...

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...
Pixar Coco

Coco

Explaining death to a child is, in most circumstances, a difficult thing to do. More often than not, there is talk of remembering those who have passed; through photographs, stories and anniversaries...
Oscar Nominations 2018

Oscar Nominations 2018: Full List

This year’s Oscar nominations have been announced, in full, this afternoon as many keen film fans anticipate what the speeches and overall climate of the ceremony will be like following the Tim...

Six of the Best: Films Turning Twenty

In a bid to make most of us feel positively mummified, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at six film that are twenty years old in 2018. There were so many happy memories to choose from...

When The Wind Blows

Up until fairly recently reviewing When The Wind Blows would have been approached from a very different point of view. The idea that entire countries, if not the whole world, lived in fear of dying i...

Loving Vincent

Lovingly hand-crafted by a dedicated team of over one-hundred artists, this groundbreaking animation is a tour de force of design and quite simply a marvel to behold. Each and every frame is painstak...
Red Turtle

The Red Turtle

There is no hint of a culture clash as the legendary Studio Ghibli meets Dutch film-maker, Michael Dudok de Wit, to produce lush and lyrical animation, The Red Turtle. This dialogue-free creation has...