Christine – BFI LFF – Review

September 20, 2016

Director Antonio Campos takes a poignant approach in portraying the lead up of news reporter and journalist Christine Chubbuck, who infamously took her own life live on air in 1974 on a regional Florida news […]

A Date For Mad Mary – BFI LFF – Review

September 19, 2016

Vying for the BFI LFF First Feature Competition is A Date for Mad Mary from director Darren Thornton, co-written with his brother Colin Thornton, present the story of twenty something Mary McArdle (Seána Kerslake) dubbed […]

Millennial Horror Story

September 15, 2016

Millennial Horror Story (2014) Written by Paul Gale Directed by T.J. Misny Starring Paul Gale, Sunita Mani, Lauren Ireland, Elyse Brandau, James Dwyer Running Time: 3:03 “A group of teenagers visiting a haunted old mansion […]

Rubber Guillotine

September 7, 2016

RUBBER GUILLOTINE (2016) Written & Directed by Bryan M. Ferguson Starring Louise McWilliams Running Time: 1:00 “RUBBER GUILLOTINE follows an angsty 17 year old girl who sucker punches her parent’s hopes for her future by […]

Mojin – EIFF 2016 Review

June 22, 2016

Think Chinese ‘Goonies’ for grownups, add a dash of ‘Indiana Jones’, a pinch of ‘Tomb Raider’, mix in a Yoko Ono lookalike, and set it unnecessarily in the 80’s, and you’ll have this fun-loving, over-the-top […]

Sick (Bolesno) – EIFF 2016 Review

June 21, 2016

This scathing documentary tells the story of 16-year-old Croatian Ana who was incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital by her parents, where she was mentally and physically tortured for five years by a pitiless doctor determined […]

Moon Dogs – EIFF 2016 Review

June 21, 2016

This coming of age movie has everything you’d expect from the genre, teen sexual awakening, drink and drug experimentation, the compulsion to escape coupled with the subsequent need to return, plus a promiscuous attractive female […]

The End Of The Tour – BFI LFF Review

October 19, 2015

In 2008, one of the most heralded writers in recent times succumbed to the pain of depression and committed suicide. The dearest fans of David Foster Wallace will no doubt feel cautious and anxious at […]

A Perfect Day – BFI LFF Review

October 19, 2015

In an unspecific village somewhere in the Balkans in the infant stages of the end of the war, seasoned gung-ho aid worker B, Tim Robbins, attempts to raise a dead fat man spoiling the village’s […]

Green Room – BFI LFF Review

October 16, 2015

In 2013, Jeremy Saulnier’s Blue Ruin was one of the year’s biggest independent film successes, with a revenge thriller that catapulted Saulnier as a director of interest. Green Room is his third feature but unlike […]

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