Primeval horror thrust in to a modern scientific age … Gavin Midgley reviews QUATERMASS AND THE PIT, the final feature in the MADE IN BRITAIN season.
This year marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, and the enduring obsession he holds over one of his fans is the subject of Armando Bo’s impressive directorial debut, THE LAST ELVIS.
Miguel Gomes borrows not only the title of Murnau’s 1931 film, but elements of the silent film aesthetic for TABU, the critics’ darling of this year’s Berlinale.
Fillipos Tsitos’ UNFAIR WORLD reflects a world of relationships where trust has broken down. Steve Williams reviews at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Paul Milne reviews the Cyberpunk classic TETSUO II, which screened recently at Edinburgh International Film Festival.
“… it’s like a Mancunian FATAL ATTRACTION but with more laughs and less bunnies.” Gavin Midgley reviews HOBSON’S CHOICE, screened as part of the “Made in Britain” series.
With THE AMBASSADOR, Mads Bruegger spoils us with a shocking, eye-opening, mischievous and hilarious film. Steve Williams reviews.
The characters of ISN’T ANYONE ALIVE represent a sort of Japanese version of “The Only Way Is Essex”. But whereas TOWIE merely heralds the approaching Armageddon, here the apocalypse actually arrives.
V/H/S, screened at Edinburgh Film Festival, is a found footage horror anthology with a heavily misogynistic overtone – which Paul Milne does his best to interpret as a critique of the portrayal of women in horror.
The Midnight Sun reception which preceded the screening of Erik Skjoldbjærg’s INSOMNIA(1997) drew connections between Nordic and Tartan Noir crime fiction, via contributions from crime writer Lin Anderson.