Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘No Man of God’ Director Amber Sealey

True crime stories, particularly about serial killers, have long held fascination for people, with critically-acclaimed work such as David Fincher’s film Zodiac (2007) and TV show Mindhunter (2017-2019) being successful examples of projects inspired by what many view as a grim or grizzly aspect of…

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INTERVIEW: ‘Ted Lasso’ Composer Tom Howe

Tom Howe is an Emmy-nominated composer who has worked on films such as A Shaun the Sheep – Farmageddon, Early Man and Professor Marston and the Wonder Women. He has also worked on TV shows including Four in a Bed, Taskmaster and Whiskey Cavalier. We…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Ride the Eagle (2021)

Through writing and starring in Digging for Fire (2015), Win it All (2017) and starring in Drinking Buddies (2013), all directed by Joe Swanberg; as well as Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), directed by Colin Trevorrow – Jake Johnson has established and maintained his schlubby manchild…

Fantasy, Film Reviews, Horror

REVIEW: The Green Knight (2021)

Medieval Knights, especially Arthurian ones of the Round Table, come with certain expected traits – honour, loyalty, chivalry, heroism, bravery… and Sir Gawain of the original epic poem is no exception. You may be surprised then, by the Gawain you find in David Lowery’s new…

Film Reviews, Romance

REVIEW: The Last Letter From Your Lover (2021)

A cosy romance may be the last thing you would expect as a follow up to the hedonistic Never Goin Back (2018) from director Augustine Frizzell, but it’s good that a new director is already showing range, especially when you consider that she’s also directed…

Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘The World to Come’ Director Mona Fastvold

The World to Come is set in the remote and rural Upstate New York in the 1850s and examines what happens when grief-stricken couple Abigail (Katherine Waterston) and Dyer (Casey Affleck) get new neighbours – Tallie (Vanessa Kirby) and Finney (Christopher Abbott). We met with…

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TV REVIEW: Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 1 (2021)

Season 1 of Ted Lasso could not have come at a more perfect time because it has helped us through lockdowns and beyond, with many people re-watching it countless times, for Ted’s biscuits are the ultimate in comfort food. Season 2 has fairly swiftly followed,…

Disney+, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Loki Episodes 3-4 (2021)

After getting very worried that Loki had jumped the shark in Episode 3, it’s with great relief that I can report that Episode 4 brings it fully back on track and we can now excitedly look forward to seeing how things will wrap up in…