The chatter from fans was positive despite not nearly enough people watching it at the cinema, and, let’s face it, it had to be better than the Stallone version. Jen Williams reviews DREDD.
Harmony Korine’s SPRING BREAKERS is a vivid depiction of the annihilation of innocence and American idealism, writes Edward Frost.
Henry Fool is a Luddite ronin with a skeleton in his closet and an albatross around his neck. Rosy Hunt looks back at a Shakespearian Hartley classic.
Paul Bush has attempted the impossible: a “documentary about the future.” But too many ideas have spoilt the cold, stomach-leadening broth of BABELDOM, writes Florence Smith-Nicholls.
The Jim Jarmusch Collection brings together the ready, steady and go of the director’s landmark career. Rosy Hunt compares BEAUTIFUL WORD, Jarmusch’s student debut, to his later works.
Happy 79th Birthday to Richard Chamberlain, who subverted his frequent role of gallant, whether prince, count or doctor, with a brilliantly balanced portrayal of beauty and beast in PETULIA.
A lean and mean yarn, with two men on either side of the law battling it out ‘up north’ in 50s Manchester. Gavin Midgley ties up our Noir season with HELL IS A CITY.
LOS LOBOS DE ARGA plays a loud, boisterous and broad game, never afraid to resort to bold slapstick and sloppy gore. Patrick Fowler reports back from the ¡Viva! Film Festival.