Slick, dark and compelling, the latest offering from Lee Daniels is an intricate mess of romance and criminality, bringing with it graphic murders, intense arguments and brutal sexual encounters.
Black marketeer, bandit, separatist hero and murderer of innocents – the story of SALVATORE GIULIANO kicks off the Francesco Rosi season today at the Arts Picturehouse.
Hitchcock was a relentless explorer of human limitations – those of his characters, as well as those of his audience. Emma Wilkinson looks at themes of entrapment and suppression in his greatest films.
Although quite enjoyable, you’ll be left feeling that JACKPOT is a mish-mash of much better films, writes Jim Ross
‘None of men’s fantasies of evil can compare with the reality of JAWS’. Loreta Gandolfi jumps in at the deep end with JAWS, which has recently been remastered, remixed and brought back to the big screen.
Sean Hogan is a rising star on the British horror scene. His most recent film, THE DEVIL’S BUSINESS, garnered a bucketload of positive reviews at last year’s Film4 FrightFest. Gavin Midgley talked to Sean about the film and its production.
One of Japan’s most infamous and most admired directors, Toshiaki Toyoda’s unique style has illuminated the programme at this year’s Terracotta Film Festival. Ferry Hunt spoke to Toyoda at a Terracotta masterclass in London today.
It’s a brave man who would dare try to breathe new life in to this most flogged of horses. But who better to take on the challenge than someone who grew up with the genre and knows it inside out? Gavin Midgley reviews Dexter Fletcher’s contemplative crime thriller WILD BILL.
Problems at home? Family getting you down? Don’t take that stress to work with you, especially if you’re meant to be a discreet hitman. Harry Hunt reviews THE KILL LIST, coming soon to Cambridge Arts Picturehouse.