Uncut Gems Adam Sandler

Uncut Gems – Review

The Safdie Brothers’ Uncut Gems doesn’t feel so much like a movie, at times, but rather an unbridled assault on the senses. It’s loud; it’s chaotic; it’s frustrating. The jewellery store settin...
JoJo Rabbit

JoJo Rabbit – Review

A film where an imaginary Hitler is played for laughs doesn’t really sound like your usual six-time-nominated Oscar fodder. And yet, Taika Waititi’s ‘anti-hate satire’ JoJo Rabbit has achieved exactl...
Blindspotting

Blindspotting – Review

Rap music has long been a platform for aggrieved minorities to express their oppression through a heightened use of language. A pattern of speech that is punctuated by fear, anger and hope for the fu...
Call Me by Your Name

Six Of The Best: LGBT Cinema

It’s Pride Month and, here at Moviescramble, we are only too happy to get our rainbow on. Representations of the LGBTQI community has come a long way from early portrayals – dating back as far as the...
Paddleton

Paddleton – Review

Assisted suicide. It doesn’t exactly sound like the ideal topic for a “buddy movie”. And yet, it’s exactly this tug-on-the-heartstrings storyline that makes Alexandre Lehmann’s Paddleton work. Co-wri...
Vox Lux

Vox Lux – Review

When I covered Agnieszka Smoczyńska’s Fugue and discussed it’s shocking and unsettling opening scenes, I thought that nothing would top that in terms of shock factor at this year’s Glasgo...
Fugue Agnieszka Smoczyńska

Fugue (Fuga) – Review

A woman teeters on her heels; unsteady on her feet. She’s walking on a railway line and her clothes are covered in soil. Suddenly, she reaches the station platform, which she then crawls awkwar...

Thunder Road – Review

You get a sense of what awaits you as the opening scene of Thunder Road unfolds. Adapted from a thirteen minute short film of the same name, the main character is presenting the eulogy for his recent...

Border – Review

Films like Border do not come along very often, especially to UK cinemas. This, more than anything else, is a good argument for the benefits that come from the likes of The Glasgow Film festival. The...
Boy Erased Lucas Hedges Nicole Kidman Russell Crowe

Boy Erased – Review

Echoes of Troye Sivan’s song Revelation permeate Boy Erased. A few twinkling piano motifs here; a chorus there. It’s a really haunting piece of music, which is perhaps fitting for a film ...