Film & TV

kubo and the two strings: review

Posted by on January 16, 2017 in , ,

Laika Studios – an animation house – have built a curiously absorbing pedigree during their 11-year history. Their first film, Coraline, adapted from Neil Gaiman’s children’s book, was an enjoyably creepy fantasia involving the machinations o ...Read More


brotherhood: review

Posted by on December 22, 2016 in , ,

The trajectory of Noel Clarke has been one of the most pleasing in recent memory. Starting out as, essentially, the stooge role in the early days of the Doctor Who reboot, he has now become a significant creative force in British cinema. His body of ...Read More


Café Society: review

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in , ,

Since tackling the Russian Revolution in 1975’s Love And Death, Woody Allen has frequently used historical settings for his films. Although very different pieces, Purple Rose Of Cairo, Radio Days, Broadway Danny Rose and Sweet And Lowdown all circl ...Read More


lo and behold: review

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in , ,

Werner Herzog is no stranger to formidable and uncompromising landscapes, from the Amazon Basin in Fitzcarraldo, to Alaska’s Katmai National Park in Grizzly Man and the Antarctic wastes in Encounters At The End Of The World. He has an intense fasci ...Read More