Six Of The Best: Scene Stealing Debuts

It’s a well-trodden path in the film industry: A talented child goes to stage school; earns a part in a small movie; then works their way up. By the time they’re in their teens their CV is longer tha...

Thomas’s Top Ten of 2014

I’ve seen many people claim that 2014 was a poor year for movies. Before I started this list I was inclined to agree. As I wrote up my shortlist however, I found myself making sacrifices in ord...

David’s Top Ten Of 2014

So, this is Christmas and what have you done, as a great man once said. Well, some people put together some very fine films in 2014. As always, any omissions are either due to personal taste, and whe...

12 Years A Slave

“Sin? What sin? A man can do what he wants with his property,” hisses Edwin Epps as he beats one of his slaves to within an inch of her life. In this sentence he sums up the entire moral philosophy o...

Oscar nominations announced

The nominees for the 86th Oscar ceremony have been announced. Three films stand out from the announcement. The Steve McQueen drama 12 years a Slave picked up nine nominations which include three of t...

12 years a slave

With a more serious take of the slave trade in Pre civil war United states than was offered by Django Unchained we are presented with the first trailer for the forthcoming film 12 years a slave.  Bas...