Pedro Almodovar

Six Of The Best: Pedro Almodovar

When you think of Madrid-native, Pedro Almodovar, three key things spring to mind; colour, close-ups and conversation. Almodovar’s films – from the early, wilder days to more recent years – have alwa...

A Star Is Born – First Trailer

The first trailer for Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star Is Born, has been released. Co-starring Stefani Germanotta (aka Lady Gaga), this will be the fourth re-imagining of the classic ...
Suburra

Suburra

There are few stereotypes about Italian culture that are readily relied on in cinema, satire and the news. The first, is that the country is home to the Mafia (and all Italians are in the Mob) and th...
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...
The Post

The Post

An American president convinced the media has an agenda against him and his decisions; damning White House documents covered up; journalists threatened for printing the truth. You would think, in our...
Cannes Film Festival

Six of the Best: Palme d’Or Winners

The Cannes Film Festival enjoys a long history of both controversy and glamour. It’s the ultimate case of sun, sea and cinema. Its location gives way to the elite and fashionable of European cinema, ...
Surburbicon

Suburbicon

There is something really disheartening about a film that barely resembles the trailer that was sent to market to grab your attention. But, in the case of George Clooney’s latest directorial effort, ...
Love Simon

Love, Simon

Love, Simon is being heralded in the press as groundbreaking, taboo shattering and an absolute triumph. The initial trailers did seem promising; a refreshing perspective on the high school experience...
Paddy Considine

Six of the Best : Paddy Considine

In light of the recent release of Journeyman, and the subsequent high praise it has received critically, it seemed an opportune time to look at some of the other work from the film’s writer, di...