Strutting straight into the room, or in this case a disused warehouse, like the love child of Zoolander and John Wick’s 1970s free lovin’, even freer shootin’ moustached and side burned dad, we have incredible polyester sights and bullet sounds of Ben Wheatley’s latest cinematic dark comedy gem ‘Free Fire’ (2016).
Such is the extent of the enigma of director David Lynch’s work that it may seem slightly disrespectful to try and even explain it, or indeed the man himself.
If You Go Down To The Woods Today, You’re Probably Going To Die Some of the most successful dramas, horrors and science fiction films…
Part comedy, farce, political statement, sociology, tragedy, drama and a whole heap of theatre, it’s a wonderful blend of elements in a brilliant study of a period of time (then and now).
Drive On, Maestro, Drive On There’s a great deal of publicity screeching about, burnout tyre smoke and doing attention seeking doughnuts for Edgar Wright’s…
Hidden Figures uncovers the incredible, untold yet true story of a brilliant group of women who changed the foundations of the United States for…
Within the first three minutes of the great new documentary ‘Dying Laughing’ (2017) directed by Paul Toogood and Lloyd Stanton, we have a selection of VERY well known comedian vox pops giving lines on various aspects of their chosen career.
The film coherently, diligently and very admirably builds the background to all this using some beautiful vintage imagery, footage and some startlingly concerning info graphics that patiently educates the viewer in what on the surface is an incredibly complex subject, and clearly deliberately complex
There are few action stars as iconic or that have enjoyed as much longevity as Keanu Reeves. Although he established himself as a star in the stoner comedy, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, he quickly rose up in a series of brilliant action films such as Point Break, Speed and of course, The Matrix.
Trainspotting and its recently released sequel are marked out by many traits; kinetic and wildly creative direction, larger than life performances, and most importantly,…
There’s hardly a dearth of boxing movies jabbing for attention, so it can be hard to get the heart racing from excitement when word of a new contender enters the ring.
In the ever evolving nature vs nurture of Man, depending on the time that you born into obliviously has a profound effect on the development of your mind-set.
With little or no money, five days filming (in Repton Boxing Club), but a infinite wealth of passion, belief, talent, fearlessness and justified confidence in their story, this group of individuals have bonded together to make one of the most outstanding movies of the year, and many many years to come.
I’m sure like many a soul who is fortunate enough to happen upon the quite exceptional new documentary by seasoned director Raoul Peck ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ (2016) won’t be aware of the voice, words and actions of it’s subject, the equally eminent ringmaster of storytelling (in this case via words) James Baldwin.