by Robbie Jones Over the course of his film career, Martin McDonagh has extensively explored the lives and psyches of characters ranging from morally questionable to downright horrible human beings; be it hitmen, bigoted cops, or psychopathic killers – and, while not quite in the same category as those, a volatile grieving mother – McDonagh’s characters so far haven’t quite had a track record of … Continue reading The Banshees of Inishern – Review
Edgar Wright is a man who loves film and it shows in every little thing that he does. Every short, every use of music, every piece of editing – It all stems from a deeply rooted appreciation for this beautiful art. The Cornetto Trilogy was a comedy gold, and Baby Driver is one of the best original films, but nothing stands taller for me than … Continue reading Edgar Wright Week: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) – Review
by Robbie JonesAs one of Britain’s most indisputably popular filmmakers, Edgar Wright has reached a point in his career where his work has become an event. Fans and critics have come to anticipate Wright’s signature style with each new release and, whether or not the film is good, revel in the pleasure of having experienced yet another journey into his cinematic landscape. Wright has made … Continue reading Last Night in Soho – Review
by Robbie Jones This week, film fans across the UK need not anticipate any longer, as the 65th BFI London Film Festival is finally upon us. Just like every year before it, the London Film Festival is home to 159 new feature films making their UK debut, now more accessible than ever as the festival trancends it’s London home and stretches to screenings in Belfast, … Continue reading BFI London Film Festival 2021 – Highlights
by Robbie Jones After a week of watching the festival circuit from afar, the UK can finally take solace in the fact the 65th BFI London Film Festival is only a month away. With a new hybrid format, audiences will be able to take part in premiere galas in the heart of London, screenings across the UK and even online for those who can’t travel. … Continue reading BFI London Film Festival 2021 – Full Line-Up
by Robbie Jones Of all the films affected by the pandemic, there is perhaps no film that has been messed around with more than No Time to Die. Getting delayed even before Covid threw a spanner in the works, Cary Fukunaga’s entry into the Bond canon has been pushed from release date to release date, with rumours of further delays cropping up as recently as … Continue reading No Time to Die – Brand New Trailer!