“It only happens in the movies”? There are certain things that only happen in Japanese movies, writes Noel Megahey at the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.
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).
The Bronx, 1963. Geographically close, but in reality we’re a long way from WEST SIDE STORY and its rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks…
Jack Stocker reviews BEYOND CLUELESS, an experimental documentary which describes itself as “part adolescent fever dream, part roving visual essay”.
PORKY’S virtually re-invented the teen-sex comedy genre, and it holds up remarkably well 35 years later, writes Wyndham Wise.
Anthony Davis spoke to Hammudi Al-Rahmoun Font about his entertaining and provocative Catalan adaptation of OTHELLO, screened at CFF2014
Ana Lily Amirpour’s A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT is a trope up-ended, with results at once gleeful and grisly, writes Ann Linden.
Toby Miller speaks to Charlie Lyne, the Bertolt Brecht/David Attenborough of the teen movie genre, about his documentary BEYOND CLUELESS.
Student writer Jeremiah Humphries reviews the latest instalment of the HUNGER GAMES series, in which Lawrence’s performance is consistently amazing but Haymitch is sadly sidelined.
Robert Weatherall has a problem or two with THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES.