APOCALYPSE NOW deserves its cult status. But it is a film where the journey is more interesting than the destination, writes Alice
The bond between two womencrackles with a pure, genuine quality in Benjamin Kasulke’s BANANA SPLIT.
To millions around the world, Elvis Presley is known as ‘The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’. But what if he was more than that? What if music wasn’t the only medium he impacted and he was, in fact, a fully-fledged cult film star? Lewis Brindle ponders.
THE NIGHTINGALE redefines all preconceptions you have about horror films and sheds a harsh light some of the most disturbing and untold aspects of colonialism in Australia; the most nauseating of which is the truth that lies within them. Director Jennifer Kent is a detailed and masterful storyteller, painting the film with the same skin-crawling … Continue reading The Nightingale
The problem of desire troubles each and every one of Claire Denis’s films. Marc Nelson considers this through three films in the legend’s filmography.
Chris Dobson looks at the evolution of the record-breaking Avengers franchise through the medium of the film’s posters.
May 2019 marks 80 years since the opening of Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT). Chris Dobson looks at what makes GFT both unique and a trendsetter in the Scottish cinema landscape.
Carol Reed’s 1949 noir mystery film THE THIRD MAN explores the dark heart that exists at the centre of everybody, examined through the slippery Harry Lime. Conrad Pollock takes a look at the villain we love to hate.
Despite its brevity, this era of filmmaking is still regarded as the pinnacle of Hollywood filmmaking. The influence of these filmmakers is omnipresent today. Peter Thompson previews Glasgow Film Festival’s 1969 strand.
Twenty-five years on from its original release, Johnny Owens looks at Mike Leigh’s NAKED: “quite possibly the most important film to come out of this country since its release”.