Girls On Film And Why I Want To Be The Hero

Fired up by the deeply moving Suffragette and the recent press about sexism in Hollywood, I have been thinking about the inequality in an art form that I love so much, I don’t think I could have made...

Suffragette: A Story That Still Needs Told

For fifty years, women of all classes in the United Kingdom protested to parliament for the right for women to vote and were ignored. Repeatedly given false promises, key figures such as Emmeline and...

BFI London Film Festival starts today

Now in its 59th year, the London Film Festival (LFF) opens today. The twelve day festival begins with a gala screening of the new Carey Mulligan film Suffragette. Over the course of the festival ther...

New releases for October

Here are some of the films you must watch in October… and a few of the other releases. Suffragette Carey Mulligan plays Maud Watts, a working class washerwoman forced by her inability to accept the i...

Far from the Madding Crowd

In Dorset, South of England in 1870 Gabriel Oak comes across a sight that will change the course of his life: the wildly beautiful Bathsheba Everdene laying on her back astride a horse. The lives of ...

Inside Llewyn Davis trailer

Getting a release just in time for serious award consideration is the new film from the Coen Brothers.  The film has been around for what seems like an age. It was premiered at Cannes in May and has ...

New Releases for May

The blockbuster film season seems to start earlier every year as the major studios try to position their releases away from their rivals. In a bid to maximise the return that has been invested in the...

Drive

Who’s gonna drive you home? Having missed seeing Drive at the cinema in 2011, I finally caught up with it this week on Blu Ray. Topping a few best of year lists and gaining a lot of love online...