At Eternity’s Gate

March 8, 2019

Biopics of well-known figures are a tricky field of filmmaking. You have to justify why you’re telling their story, without falling into blatant sycophantic praise, it’s a balancing act of careful juxtaposition. Something Julian Schnabel […]

Eighth Grade

March 7, 2019

Bo Burnham’s comedy has always had an introspective raw edge that manages to break through the surreal barrier he builds. His debut feature Eighth Grade doesn’t bother with such protective borders, instead delivering an account […]

Lords of Chaos

March 4, 2019

Jonas Akerlund’s study of Norwegian Black Metal band Mayhem is a curious biopic that plays with accuracy and taste in its attack on toxic masculinity, and the idiocy of youth. Most people will not be […]

Float Like A Butterfly

March 4, 2019

Carmel Winters is a multi-award-winning playwright and has delivered a wondrous glimpse into an area of life rarely explored in cinema in new feature Float Like a Butterfly. The world of travellers in rural Ireland […]


March 1, 2019

Its hard to think of a more significant moment in late 20th century history than the fall of the Berlin Wall. Marking the end of the division of Germany between the Communist East and Capitalist […]

Under The Silver Lake

March 1, 2019

Who is the master of Noir? Well, that depends on who you ask. Traditionalists will go for Raymond Chandler or Alfred Hitchcock, while the more obtuse will scream out for Thomas Pynchon and David Lynch. […]


February 28, 2019

Simon Amstell continues his film career with the rather close to home, Benjamin. Benjamin (Colin Morgan) is a film director with a successful debut, but his follow-up feature about a man who can’t commit to […]

All Creatures Here Below

February 28, 2019

David Dastmalchian is normally a bit part actor who you might recognise from his striking looks in films such as The Dark Knight Rises and Ant Man. In All Creatures Here Below he has created […]

Daydream Nation

February 28, 2019

Concert films are paradoxical in nature, who do you make it for- the fans or newcomers? Paired with the larger issue of really, why even bother when you’ll never beat Stop Making Sense? Okay, so […]

Her Smell

February 27, 2019

During a pivotal moment in Alex Ross Perry’s latest film, we see Elisabeth Moss’ riot grrl singer Becky Something crawling onto a stage, her face bloodied and screaming at the crowd before breaking into hysterics […]

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