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...
Hounds of Love

Mary’s Top Ten of 2017

It’s been a funny old year for cinema. There have been extreme highs and lows; breathtaking pieces of craft to sleazy sex scandals. It’s a year when Hollywood really has had to take a goo...
Daddy's Home 2

Daddy’s Home 2

I’m really glad I didn’t read any of the reviews for Daddy’s Home 2 before I went to see it. I don’t think a single critic has had anything remotely positive to say about it, which is a shame because...
Office Christmas Party

Office Christmas Party

After the disappointment that was last year’s Bad Santa 2, Office Christmas Party looked to bring some laughs accompanied with the Christmas cheer. The initial trailer didn’t do much for me and...
The Death of Stalin

The Death Of Stalin

How do you make widespread poverty, fear, labour camps and shootings seem funny? You create a comedy of terrors, of course. Armando Iannucci’s latest scathing satire succeeds in having you laug...