Picture Character – Preview

Getting it’s world premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival on the 28th of April is the documentary Picture Character. The rapid rise of emoji (Japanese for “picture character”) i...

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...

The Most Beautiful Couple – Review

Actions have consequences. Even if they are not consciously made something that takes place leads to something else and a whole unknown path. This is the basis for the German movie The Most Beautiful...

Mid90s – Review

For the opening film of the 2019 Glasgow Film Festival the choice is somewhat unusual. Not with the content, rather the type of film that it is and the fact that it is a low key drama that doesn̵...

Beats – Preview

Set in Scotland in 1994, Just as the Criminal Justice Bill attempted to place restrictions on the UK’s rave culture and the free party movement, Beats is a story of friendship, rebellion and th...

Mandy

Nicolas Cage is not a happy bunny. He is pretty sick of all the chat about how he has a tendency to go ‘full Cage’ at the drop of a hat. The man has spent the last few weeks refuting the ever-growing...