Goldstone

For some reason I was not aware of the back story behind the film Goldstone. It is actually the follow up film to a 2014 film from director Ivan Sen called Mystery Road. The events in this film have ...

The Autopsy Of Jane Doe

Every other week we are presented with another low budget horror film that is trying to capture some of the success and the financial rewards of the likes of The Conjuring and Insidious. Unless the m...

Handsome Devil

Opening the 2017 Glasgow Film Festival is the coming of age tale Handsome Devil. The film is the second from John Butler who previously charmed with his 2014 comedy drama The Stag. Here he takes us o...

Hello, My Name Is Doris

With all the talk (and that is what it mostly is) of equalising cinema there is still a lack of films that feature female actors over a certain age. If you discount supporting turns in dramas where t...

Glasgow Film Festival Galas Announced

The Opening and Closing Gala films for GFF17 have just been announced. The European Premiere of coming-of-age story Handsome Devil will open the festival on 15 February. The festival closes with the ...

GFF17: First Programme Announcements

With just over two months to go until the thirteenth edition of the ever wonderful Glasgow Film Festival, an initial programme announcement has been made. The treats on offer include a special screen...

Remember

There is a long history of movies using memory and the way it can be visualised on the screen. From Amnesia to senility it has been a rich source for on screen story telling. In a way it is the perfe...

These Daughters Of Mine

With an ever aging population the care for the elderly is always a topic for discussion and debate. How do we go about it and what are the children’s role in the provision of care? A family obl...