Wild Rose

Wild Rose – Review

The opening sequence in 2005’s Walk the Line had your toes tapping in the cinema aisles as the unmistakable twang of country music pulsated through the speakers. Whilst not quite on the same scale, t...
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...
A New Leaf

A New Leaf (1971)

It’s a shame to think that many contemporary cinema goers will be unaware of the work of Elaine May. Which is why it’s so great that the Glasgow Film Festival are running May Days as one ...
The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers

In so many ways, The Sisters Brothers isn’t your typical Western. There isn’t an over abundance of violence; there are no Native Americans or other ethnic groups drafted in as a perceived...
The Feeling of Being Watched

The Feeling of Being Watched

Fear and paranoia are two incredibly useful tools in the search for control. If you create enough fear surrounding a particular community, ethnicity or religion, it almost creates a need for surveill...

The Hole In The Ground – Review

Creaking old house in the middle of nowhere? Tick. Damian-esque child actor? Tick. Creepy old neighbour who likes to appear out of nowhere? Tick. You could say that Lee Cronin’s feature-length debut ...
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...

Another News Story

With the demand for information and the twenty four hour news at our fingertips there is always a race for news organisations to provide cover and in-depth content for every breaking story whether it...