Articles, Features

Audrey’s Top 100 Films of the 2000s: #60-41

60. Bend It Like Beckham (Gurinder Chadha, 2002) Inspirational sports films are a dime a dozen, but for one to have such a palpable sense of energy and a keen understanding of gender and cultural dynamics is truly rare indeed. Bend It Like Beckham, among…

Articles

2020 Golden Globe Predictions

Welcome back to one of the most alluring and exciting times of the year – awards season. And whilst it showcases the best of the best in cinema, it’s also an opportunity to think about the ongoing issues that are still raising questions in the…

Reel Women

REEL WOMEN: December 2019 UK Releases

Welcome back to Reel Women, the monthly feature that highlights the films being released in the UK that are written and/or directed by women. Here’s not only our last Reel Women of the year but the last Reel Women of the decade. In December we…

Film Trailers, Films

First Trailer For Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’ Released

[kad_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2B0oIULVOc” ]   “Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. …

Animation, Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Isle of Dogs (2018)

Wes Anderson’s 9th directorial venture, and his 2nd stop-motion feature, ticks all the boxes of what you’ve come to expect from the extremely unique Texan. You have your perfectly symmetrical shots, you have your whip pans, you have your lateral tracking shots, you have your…

Events

33rd Independent Spirit Awards Winners Revealed

‘Get Out’ won big at last night’s Spirit Awards, taking home ‘Best Feature’ and ‘Best Director’, with many hoping to the film repeats this success at tonight’s Oscars! Frances McDormand won ‘Best Female Lead’ for her performance in ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, and Sam…

Events

‘Gotham Awards 2017’ Winners List

The 2017 Gotham Independent Film Awards took place last night, with ‘Call Me By Your Name’ walking away with the biggest award of the night for ‘Best Feature’ and Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out‘ walked away with 3 awards, including the ‘Audience Award’ and ‘Breakthrough Director’….

Comedy, Film Reviews, Z - 2017

REVIEW: Lady Bird (2018)

Greta Gerwig is primarily known for her ‘auteur-muse’ relationship with director Noah Baumbach, which has produced such gems as ‘Frances Ha’, ‘Mistress America’ and ‘Greenberg’. I have also enjoyed watching her in the role of Natalie Portman’s best friend in the diverse ‘No Strings Attached’…

News + Trailers

First Trailer For Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ Drops!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt__kig8PVU&w=560&h=315] “‘Isle of Dogs’ tells the story of Atari Konayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Jackie (2017)

One thing that has really been grinding my gears over the awards season this year is the fact that over half of the films that have been getting all the nods and the awards for 2016 haven’t in fact been released in the UK yet….