Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Made in Italy (2020)

There is a fine tradition of “American women find themselves in Italy” films, from Only You (1994), Stealing Beauty (1996), Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), and Chasing Liberty (2004) to Eat Pray Love and Letters to Juliet (both 2010) but less films about men doing…

Interviews, Latest

INTERVIEW: ‘Summerland’ Director Jessica Swale

Jessica Swale is a playwright and theatre director, known for her plays Blue Stockings, Thomas Tallis and Nell Gwynn and adaptations including The Secret Garden, Far From the Madding Crowd and Sense and Sensibility. Summerland is her feature film debut. We discussed making the transition from theatre…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, Horror, VOD

REVIEW: She Dies Tomorrow (2020)

Amy Seimetz is an actor, writer, director and producer. She produced Barry Jenkins’ debut film Medicine for Melancholy (2008), directed Sun Don’t Shine (2012) and has acted in a diverse range of TV roles, as well as films including Lovesong (2016), Lean on Pete (2017),…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, VOD

REVIEW: Yes, God, Yes (2020)

The age of adult writers reflecting on their teenage years has now reached the naughts (or whatever we’re calling the 2000s), which means we’re going to be subjected to the fashion and music of that particular decade once again – aren’t we lucky? We’ve had…

Interviews, Sundance 2020

INTERVIEW: ‘Amulet’ Director Romola Garai

Romola Garai has been acting for twenty years and is known for her roles in period pieces such as Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Vanity Fair, Atonement, Emma, The Hour and Suffragette. She now makes her feature film directorial debut with the Gothic and Folk horror-inspired…

Film News

Ten New Releases on July Tenth!

We all know it’s been a strange year (both in terms of movies and well, everything else) and it would be easy to assume, with all of the endless delays to high-profile films like TENET and the latest BOND, that this means it’s a barren…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, VOD

REVIEW: The Truth (2020)

Japanese film director Hirokazu Kore-eda has been working steadily since the early 1990s and is internationally critically-acclaimed. He is a particular favourite of the Cannes Film Festival, winning the Jury Prize in 2013 for Like Father, Like Son and the Palme d’Or in 2018 for…

Apple TV+, Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Dickinson’ Costume Designer John Dunn

John Dunn is an Emmy-nominated costume designer whose TV work includes Hunters, Castle Rock, Vinyl, Boardwalk Empire and Mad Men. His film work includes Casino (1995), Basquiat (1996), Birth (2004), Factory Girl (2006), I’m Not There (2007) and Away We Go (2009). We discussed the…