Trumbo is portrayed here as a sainted martyr of the American left, but the film falls short as an inclusive portrait of this complex man, writes Wyndham Wise.
Relying on bawdy humour and a hip, anti-establishment attitude, MEATBALLS is set in a summer camp for misfits overseen by head counsellor Tripper (Bill Murray in his first starring role).
PORKY’S virtually re-invented the teen-sex comedy genre, and it holds up remarkably well 35 years later, writes Wyndham Wise.
Following its recent screening at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, Wyndham Wise offers the first-time viewer a sort of “Rebel Without A Cause” For Dummies.
Not just a space romp: Bullock’s performance in GRAVITY has been compared to Maria Falconetti in Carl Dreyer’s THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC.
Released in 1970, Don Shebib’s first feature was the most influential English-Canadian film of its generation, and is still an impressive piece of realist cinema, writes Wyndham Wise.
The release of MAN OF STEEL coincides with the 75th anniversary of Superman, the world’s most iconic superhero. Warners is betting heavily this time that they got it right, writes Wyndham Wise.