Features

Boris, Bullingdon and The Riot Club

The Riot Club (directed by Lone Scherfig) is not my favourite film of the decade (although it is definitely in my Top 10) but I believe it is one of the most important films of the decade. Especially when viewed in a double-bill with a…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Mary Shelley (2018)

I have something of a love-hate relationship with Frankenstein – having taught it to A Level English students, I got quite fed up of the character of Frankenstein’s overblown, melodramatic moaning, but of course, I loved the character of the creature and had huge sympathy…

Film Reviews, Horror, Mystery

REVIEW: The Limehouse Golem (2017)

Set in the gloomy East End of London, ‘The Limehouse Golem’ is a gory Victorian whodunnit with a gloriously twisted difference. Directed by Juan Carlos Medina (director of 2012 film ‘Painless’) the film is based on a 1994 novel by Peter Ackroyd, “Dan Leno and…