Unlikeable characters are wonderful. The anti-hero who has killed a multitude of people yet has a secret heart of gold always win over the almighty hero or villain. Those type of villains that grapple with consequence and demons. Anti-heroes are on the rise in cinema from Travis Bickle to Bruce Robertson in Filth. This even includes blockbuster hits such as John Wick, Thor: Ragnarok, and … Continue reading Extracurricular – Frightfest 2019 Review
To celebrate the re-release of Heathers, Christian Robshaw spoke with the director and one of the Heathers themselves. Read what they have to say about 30 years of this cult classic. With the new Arrow Video 30th Anniversary rerelease of Heathers, what are your thoughts on the movie at 30? Lisanne Falk: I’ve watched the movie at various points throughout the years, and at times … Continue reading Heathers – Lisanne Falk & Michael Lehmann Interview
Deputy Editor Jo Johnstone caught a very special screening of Aardman’s Early Man last year followed by a special Q&A. Read all about her antics. Myself, our Editor in Chief Cookie, and my travelling toy Timmy (of Shaun the Sheep and Timmy Time fame,) are all gathered in YouTube space near Kings Cross in London. We are here to view the latest feature animation from British studio … Continue reading “Each character feels so lived in” – Aardman studio director Merlin Crossingham talks Early Man and stop-motion
Legion has become one of our favourite shows. We’re so excited to see it come back, exploring a show filled with mutants through the guise of mental illness and manipulation. As we head back into the psyche of David Haller, a schizophrenic who has been plagued by another mutant, there are now so much strands to explore. Legendary actor Bill Irwin stays in the series … Continue reading “It’s a very good challenge” – Bill Irwin talks Legion
There are a lot of films coming out this week. Teen comedies such as Love, Simon, teen thrillers such as Thoroughbreds, historical dramas such as 120 BPM, and horrors such as A Quiet Place and Ghost Stories. There’s even a fantasy drama in the form of I Kill Giants. It feels weird then that accomplished and ground-breaking director Todd Hayne’s work Wonderstruck would feel like … Continue reading Wonderstruck – Review
This evening UK audiences get to go where no man has never gone before… No no, we’re not talking Star Trek here. We’re talking The Orville. That’s right. Seth MacFarlane’s latest comedy series about an intrepid bunch of galaxy explores airs in the UK finally. To celebrate it’s release, we spoke with Norwegian born British actor Mark Jackson to speak about his role as Isaac, … Continue reading “It’s a perfect story” – Actor Mark Jackson talks about The Orville!