To those of you who also harbour the guilt-laden secret that you have viewed, even relished, TLC’s car crash reality television series People Who Love Objects, the unconventional romantic plot of JUMBO will come as no surprise. To the other, more well-adjusted people, JUMBO may be a fresh oddball love story about acceptance and the … Continue reading Jumbo
ENFANT TERRIBLE is an energetic, timely and fitting biopic of the notorious, provocative and iconic German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
DREAMS ON FIRE is a film about graft, inspiration, camaraderie and the struggles of flourishing in the real world; in all its awful and wonderful surrealness. Clara Strachan reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
The erasure methods employed by the hegemonic cultural mainstream have been many, but the means by which LGBTQ people have fought for visibility and the freedom to present as they wish publicly and proudly are far greater. NITRATE KISSES is one such expression of that pride and power.
Necessary viewing for anyone curious about this fascinating economic, cultural and architectural anomaly, or the history of western colonialism in Asia.
MIDSOMMAR leads us through the agony of loss and alienation, and into the mesmerising depths of cultish insanity. Clara Strachan reviews.
BEST BEFORE DEATH is an unconventional profile of an artist. Clara Strachan reviews from EIFF 2019.
COMPLICIT illustrates the depths of human suffering companies are willing to mine to cut costs. Clara Strachan reviews ahead of the unDependence Film Festival closing night.
This film has, perhaps inevitably, given the infamy of the black metal band it portrays, garnered a glut of criticism since its release. Die-hard metal-heads, members of the original Nordic Death-metal scene, anti-self-harm advocates and pearl clutching religious types alike have all come forward to criticise and condemn Jonas Åkerlund’s portrayal of one of the … Continue reading Lords of Chaos