Film & TV

sunset song: review

Posted by on March 17, 2016 in , ,

Terence Davies’ last film, The Deep Blue Sea, was a dark drama set in repressive postwar Britain. His latest, meanwhile, slips back a generation to the eve of the First World War where he finds more tragedy in an equally repressive environment. ...Read More

Mississippi Grind: review

Posted by on March 1, 2016 in , ,

Actor Ben Mendelsohn has been a household name in his native Australia since passing through the usual daytime soap route in the mid-Eighties. He drew international acclaim as the monstrous ‘Pope’ Cody in 2010 Australian noir, Animal Kingdom; mea ...Read More

brooklyn: review

Posted by on February 29, 2016 in , ,

A stunning, romantic drama, Brooklyn brings together two of our favourite rising stars: Saoirse Ronan, whose debut in Atonement was one of that film’s many talking points, and Domhnall Gleeson (son of mighty character actor Brendan). In Brooklyn ...Read More

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict: review

Posted by on February 22, 2016 in , ,

Documentaries are currently enjoying something of a golden age at the moment: Cartel Land, Amy and The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution have been notable recent successes, while plaudits are due to the legendary Frederick Wiseman – now 85 ...Read More

Nina Forever: review

Posted by on February 22, 2016 in , ,

The feature debut of brothers Chris and Ben Blaine, Nina Forever explores the difficulties two former partners find moving on in the aftermath of a relationship. Rob (Cian Barry) mourns his late girlfriend, Nina (Fiona O’Shaughnessy), who died in a ...Read More