Joker – Review

Box office success hasn’t masked critics’ scorn for Warner Bros’ DC output. Once they were the kingpins of comic book movies, only to be dwarfed by Marvel’s epic Cinematic Universe. An attempt to fas...
Cannes Film Festival

Six of the Best: Palme d’Or Winners

The Cannes Film Festival enjoys a long history of both controversy and glamour. It’s the ultimate case of sun, sea and cinema. Its location gives way to the elite and fashionable of European cinema, ...

Six Of The Best: Tattoos On Film

Once mainly the preserve of builders, sailors and the incarcerated, tattoos have long since become ingrained as part of modern life, with one in three British adults sporting some form of ink somewhe...

This Week At The GFT

With the Golden Globes behind us and the announcement of the BAFTA nominations, now is the time when the award contenders finally hit the UK screens. The GFT is screening the two front runners this w...

Taxi Driver Returns To Cinemas in 2017

Sony Pictures’ Taxi Driver is pulling up at cinemas across the UK and Ireland for a reissue on 10 February, opening at BFI Southbank where it will feature as one of the highlights of their Mart...

HBO’s Vinyl Arriving On DVD

Vinyl, created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, acclaimed author Rich Cohen and Terence Winter, arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on June 6th, 2016. The hit drama series explores the drug- and sex-fueled mu...

The Tales of Hoffman

The latest from the restoration team at The Film Foundation is the on-screen adaptation of the opera The Tales Of Hoffman. After a limited run in UK cinemas the film has now been made available on DV...

A Letter To Elia

Elia Kazan is one of those film makers whose name may not be instantly recognisable to many, but it is almost guaranteed that they have seen at least one of his films. Responsible for such classics a...

John’s Top Ten of 2014

Contrary to popular opinion I found 2014 to be a pretty good year for movie releases. Sure some of the bigger movies failed to deliver but what’s new? There were a number of very well made film...