Monthly Archives: June 2015

Top 10 Films of 2015 (so far…)

Can you believe we are halfway through the year already? I can’t, but well, we are! So it’s the time again to list my favourites so far. The images link through to my reviews if applicable so click away to … Continue reading

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DVD review: It Follows

  One of the many challenges in modern filmmaking is to achieve originality, perhaps even more so in the horror genre which has its own array of cliché and trademarks. ‘It Follows’, written and directed by David Robert Mitchell, is … Continue reading

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DVD review: The Road Within

After seeing the trailer for German film ‘Vincent Wants to Sea’ in 2010, Los Angeles-based writer and director Gren Wells was instantly inspired to do a US remake, and her version, titled ‘The Road Within’, screens at this year’s Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Writer/Director interview: Gren Wells – ‘We’re all weirdos. That’s why Breakfast Club is such a classic.’

What do you get if you take someone with Tourette’s, an OCD sufferer and an anorexic and put them on a road trip together? You get new film, ‘The Road Within’, written and directed by Gren Wells. Taking on the … Continue reading

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Actress interview: Sarah Solemani – ‘Peter Mullan is an actor’s actor. He didn’t disappoint’.

British actress Sarah Solemani is best known for her roles in BBC comedy programmes ‘Him & Her’ and ‘Bad Education’, and this year she appears at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in ‘Hector’ alongside Peter Mullan and Keith Allen. Directed … Continue reading

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DVD review: The Interview

At the best of times, the filmmaking partnership of Judd Apatow school of stoner comedy graduates Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg isn’t to everyone’s taste. Their latest collaboration though, due to its controversial storyline, has caused a stir like no … Continue reading

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DVD review: Jauja

  The initial bewilderment around how to say the title of Argentinean filmmaker Lisandro Alonso’s latest film is little compared to the confusing elements featured throughout it. ‘Jauja’ (pronounced how-ha) is a Danish-language quasi-western in which father general Gunnar Dinesen … Continue reading

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