These are a few of my favourite things

I admit it: I love musicals. And I would scream it from the rooftops. I just think they are marvellous and uplifting. But I really understand some people’s aversion to musicals. It may seem silly to…

Review: Filth

Anyone who has has seen it will agree – it’s hard to describe Filth without sounding grossly offended by it. The film is, as its trailer boastfully lists, twisted, sexy, depraved and indeed, offensive. Jon S. Baird’s…

I went to the movies five times (and I liked it)

Ah, the cinema, fond memories. Pic ‘n’ Mix, “put it back son, that’s £8.45 of wine gums and strawberry laces you tit”; spilling popcorn all over the corridor; being asked to leave during M. Night Shyamalan’s…

Preview: No! by Pablo Larrain

Director Pablo Larrain’s latest work ‘No!’ documents the events immediately preceding the landmark 1988 Chilean plebiscite, which would ultimately lead to the first democratically elected Chilean government in 17 years. The referendum called for the people…