The Paranoids

The Paranoids is a time capsule. First released in 2008, it has taken ten long years for Director Gabriel Medina’s first feature to reach the UK, but despite its age this independent Argentinia...
Tag

Tag

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” This George Bernard Shaw quote is wrongly attributed to Benjamin Franklin throughout the true story of Tag; the light...
Four Lions

Four Lions

Comedy is not only subjective, it’s often a product of time. Humour ages quickly, even something that seems as harmless as Friends has fallen foul of the social media Witchfinder Generals as new audi...

Sherlock Gnomes

It is all too easy to get a bit sniffy about the forays into cinema taken by Elton John’s Rocket pictures. ‘It’s a film for kids’ is often bandied about to describe the output...

Starcache

For first time writer and directors there is a rule of thumb that states that you should write what you know. To make a personal project work it helps that you have a good understanding of it and a r...
Paul Rudd

Six Of The Best: Paul Rudd

It’s strange to think that it has been over twenty years since Paul Rudd burst into public consciousness in 1995’s Clueless – not least because he barely appears to have aged. Rudd has carved out a c...

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...

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...

Rough Night

There was a lot of buzz surrounding Rough Night. The script was subject to an intense bidding war due to director and writer Lucia Aniello’s success with TV series Broad City. With A list talent such...