I don’t scare easily and I am probably the least superstitious person I know. I do not believe in ghosts, ghoulies or things that go bump in the night (barring peckish urban foxes). I take a dim view of the chance that paranormal beings exist in our reality and of those who seek to convince … Continue reading The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill
“You can’t plough a field by turning it over in your mind”. DUMMY JIM is inspired by Scottish author and long-distance cyclist, James Duthie.
Even in the depths of the monarch’s decadence and detachment from reality, LUDWIG is always a sympathetic character, writes Owen Baker.
HANNAH ARENDT is a film populated with deep thinkers, academics and journalists, but only a few express their passions believably, writes Mark Liversidge.
Science and the popular press have become somewhat uneasy bedfellows over the last few decades, writes Mark Liversidge.
The actual medical cause of physical ‘growing pains’ among children remain unknown, Wikipedia (reliably?) informs the curious reader: they are not thought to be directly linked to spurts in height. This mildly poetic physiological peculiarity seems relevant to the selection of short films at the Arts Picturehouse entitled GROWING PAIN– the five pieces chosen explore … Continue reading Growing Pain
What better way to open this year’s Cambridge Film Festival than with an exploration of one of its most famous residents?
The performances of the film’s two leads are strong enough to carry PRINCE AVALANCHE’s meandering and sometimes surreal plot, writes Sophie Skinner.
A.K.A. DOC POMUS transcends generic bounds to touch on many shades of life: childhood difficulty, loves, heartbreak, humour and a search for satisfaction.
A folky brew of pagan eroticism and eldritch menace, which remains profoundly influential, writes Danny Davies. See the Final Cut of THE WICKER MAN at CFF2013.