Journeyman

Journeyman

It’s a very rare – and, yet, cathartic – experience to share a darkened room with forty other strangers who are crying and sniffling as much as you are. Choked down sobs, deep sighs and t...
The Divine Order Die Goettliche Ordnung

The Divine Order

  Every so often, a film can completely take you by surprise. You start watching – with no expectations whatsoever – and end up entirely moved and appreciative. Swiss writer / direct...
The Florida Project

The Florida Project

When you think of Florida, what springs to mind? The sunshine state, Cuban fusion, the ubiquitous black ears of a certain Mr. M. Mouse? It’s a place that instantly conjures vibrant images of carefree...
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...
Journey's End

Journey’s End: First Trailer

A wealth of British acting talent are set to bring R.C. Sherriff’s 1928 play, Journey’s End, from stage to screen as Suite Francaise and The Duchess director, Saul Gibb, brings the horror...
The Big Sick

The Big Sick

The Big Sick sounds like the way a small child would refer to a bad stomach bug. So, I was worried that this would be another infantile rom-com, packed full of clichés and “missed opportunities”. Act...
Compliance

Compliance

Craig Zobel’s 2012 film Compliance has prompted extreme reactions since its release. When it toured the festival circuit, people walked out; critics have professed their dismay at its attitude toward...
Alone in Berlin

Alone in Berlin

When Hans Fallada sat down to write Every Man Dies Alone, he was creating one of the first anti-Nazi books to be published in post-war Germany. Having spent many years incarcerated in an insane asylu...
Borg McEnroe

Borg McEnroe

An icy Nordic berg versus a brash, bratty New Yorker. The gentleman of tennis versus the superbrat. The people’s favourite versus a figure of villainy. That is exactly how Björn Borg and John McEnroe...
Lady Bird

Lady Bird: First Trailer

Jackie and No Strings Attached actress, Greta Gerwig, makes her directorial debut with this quirky and complex exploration of adolescence and family. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalfe, this ...