Monthly Archives: February 2017

DVD review: Personal Shopper

  Following on from the critical acclaim of his previous feature Clouds of Sils Maria, the French writer and director Olivier Assayas reunites with actress Kristen Stewart for psychological thriller Personal Shopper. Set in Paris’ fashion underworld, Maureen Cartwright (Stewart) … Continue reading

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DVD review: Moonlight

Film narratives can often be broken down into what is known as the three-act-structure, split into the setup, confrontation and resolution, or more commonly the beginning, middle and end. In what is just his second feature, based on Tarell Alvin … Continue reading

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Trailer: Song to Song

Directed by: Terrence Malick Starring: Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender, Natalie Portman Release: 2017

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DVD review: The Lego Batman Movie

After the huge success of 2004’s Lego Movie written and directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the foundations were laid for a lucrative brick-built franchise. The pair return to produce the spin-off which focuses on the caped crusader voiced … Continue reading

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DVD review: Hacksaw Ridge

  With his personal life shrouded in controversy in recent years, Mel Gibson’s on-screen outings have been few and far between and he hasn’t directed in over a decade. He makes his long-awaited return to the director’s chair for war drama … Continue reading

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Trailer: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Directed by: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper Release: April 2017

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Top 5 Must-See Movies of GFF17

In its thirteenth year, the Glasgow Film Festival runs from the 15th through to the 26th of this month, showcasing a range of movies with various strands celebrating different types of cinema. My picks from the fest’s brochure are as follows… … Continue reading

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