Riders of Justice – Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Review

By Emily Murray Reading the premise for the latest film from Danish writer/director Anders Thomas Jensen, you would be forgiven for expecting a standard revenge thriller. Military veteran Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) sets out to seek vengeance on a biker gang, the Riders Of Justice, who he believes played a role in the death of his wife. Whilst that simple plot description does sound similar to … Continue reading Riders of Justice – Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Review

Choose Life – Celebrating 25 Years of Trainspotting

It’s been twenty-five years since the release of Trainspotting. The now cult fan favourite is still on that scummy pedestal, steaming with decay and delicate visceral emotion. So let’s pile back into the worst toilet in Scotland to revel in the goodness that was Danny Boyle’s 1996 classic (which now celebrates its 20th Anniversary). So why did the Trainspotting work so well? Trainspotting, for those … Continue reading Choose Life – Celebrating 25 Years of Trainspotting

Blush – Review

by Jordan King Having premiered at the Sundance film festival in 2019 to mixed reviews, writer-director Debra Eisenstadt’s Blush – formerly, perhaps more aptly, entitled Imaginary Order – has finally found its way onto British shores. Starring The Goldbergs and Bridesmaids star Wendi McLendon-Covey as neat-freak SoCal mom Cathy, Eisenstadt’s film explores what happens to an ordinary woman when thrust into ever-increasingly bizarre and unfamiliar … Continue reading Blush – Review