Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Adventure is back: Guardians of the Galaxy review

At the moment, Guardians of the Galaxy is outpacing the excellent Captain America 2 and the probably execrable (based on the first one, I...

ACS Screening: Moonlight

ACS will be hosting a screening of Academy Award winner Moonlight this Tuesday, and you don't want to miss it.

The Critics: The Rum Diary

The Rum Diary Dir. Bruce Robinson 2011 Bruce Robinson, director of The Rum Diary, explained how converting the script of this Hunter S. Thompson biopic required him...

60 Hours Film Blitz: Interview with Emma Mason

  It’s Friday, high noon. Budding filmmakers converge on the library, enthusiasm bursting through the crowd like sunshine through cloud. And what a crowd. Graduates...

Hollywood forays into real life

The Place Beyond the Pines Dir. Derek Cianfrance 8/10 Films used to take us to glamourous and exotic locations where the audience accompanied beautiful people to unknown...

Silver Linings Playbook – review

Matt Wakeling checks out 'Silver Linings Playbook', the new rom-com with a serious story of mental well-being at its core. More than just a genre cliche, the film contains strong performances and an honest story that push it beyond being a hackneyed Bradley Cooper vehicle.

The Favourite: not your average costume drama

With a title which increasingly describes its Oscars prospects, The Favourite takes us back 300 years and plays out an intense political and romantic...

Mistaken For Strangers review

To call Mistaken For Strangers a documentary about the hugely successful, indie-rock band The National would be largely misleading. This film doesn’t spend time factually...

Les Misérables – review

Liam Morgan, a self-confessed Les Miz fan, gives his verdict on Tom Hooper's Oscar nominated adaptation of the much-loved novel and stage musical. It all began with a stolen loaf, but should Valjean and co steal the Best Picture award?

Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) reviewed

Iñárritu's latest work is a complex study of cinema, theatre and fame.