21 Jump St is refreshing, frantic, frenetic, sweary, surreal, insane, naughty and an utter joy to watch. Everyone in the screening I saw laughed non stop from opening titles to end credits.
Directed by Andrew Stanton, the man behind Wall-E, Finding Nemo and A Bug’s Life, it is no surprise that he again offers here a truly wonderful aesthetic experience with the movie John Carter.
The Raven is based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe, considered to be the inventor of the modern detective story, and in particular focuses on an event where Poe had disappeared for a few days, only to be discovered sitting disorientated on a park bench, on the cusp of death.
Sat at one of the London Airports, struggling to shake the feeling I’d forgotten something, I was aware that the pending holiday needed to be both relaxing and restorative. Easier said than done.
A celebration of a time in young people’s lives when they take gambles, make mistakes and (hopefully) learn something from them, but this movie is perhaps NOT a template for how you should spend your free time.
Neil Craver’s underwater photography has a strange haunting quality, it brings to mind beauty, angels, death, love and life. It is both unsettling and compelling, I really like it.
Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have been passed through the generations across the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland. In “Brave,” a new tale joins the lore when the courageous Merida (voice of Kelly Macdonald) confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts.
John Madden’s comedy-drama focuses almost exclusively on the elderly, and yet, as a 24-year-old, I found myself empathising. That is, before the film’s trite message – that you’re never too old to take a risk – tramples over everything else.
Polly Braden’s pictures are an intimate glimpse of people living and working in a country balancing between change and tradition. I love them because apart from being beautifully photographed, they are a revealing study on contemporary Chinese culture.
Isaac Torres is a fantastic photographer based in Chicago. I love his natural style, they’re like stills from the hippest underground movie that’s never been made.
A high-profile fugitive turns himself in to a US consulate in Cape Town and is sent to a CIA ‘Safe House’ for further questioning. It appears fairly quickly however that it is not only the CIA seeking the information kept by the detainee and dangerous forces are at work to intercept him first.
Slinkachu has been working on the ‘Little People Project’ since 2006. By re-modelling and repainting those miniature characters from train sets and photographing them in real-life-size locations the resulting photos give a charming and new perspective.
As part of our Burger Bunch series of features I wanted to let you know about MY favourite place to get a burger, Byron. They’ve won loads of awards, and they taste nearly as good as the ones I make at home.
Quirky, off-beat, this is usually what Hollywood calls boring movies with no special effects and a weird ending. In the case of Young Adult, these terms can be applied, but in their truest sense. It’s a film that gives quirk and off-beat a good name.