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Only Lovers Left Alive

Live Action

25th February, 2014

When I was younger I always feared death and wanted to live forever. As I’ve gotten older that sentiment has definitely changed. There have been times

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American Hustle

Live Action

14th January, 2014

I loved American Hustle. No, it’s not as worthy as 12 Years a Slave. No, it’s not opening up a dialogue about slavery today and how it has

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12 Years a Slave

Live Action

10th January, 2014

As if by some contrary twist of fate MarBelle didn’t choose 12 Years a Slave as his top film of 2013 and I manage to catch it on the first day of

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Subs Top Ten Feature Films of 2013

Article

30th December, 2013

When MarBelle asked me for my Top Ten of 2013 I wondered if I should bother. He’s seen 12 Years a Slave and I have not. However, it would be churlish of

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Q&A with Tony Kaye, the Greatest English Director Since Hitchcock

Live Action

17th July, 2013

“Tony Kaye is the Greatest English director Since Hitchcock”. Well, that’s what he thought when he took out a full page advert in the

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Spring Breakers

Live Action

19th April, 2013

If you listen to MarBelle’s Trash Humpers conversation with Harmony Korine he sounds like a pretty ‘normal’ guy. His films however would

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What Richard Did

Live Action

14th March, 2013

I was intrigued to hear about an Irish film that appeared to be loosely based on the story of Spoiler Alert: Don’t click if you don’t want to

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Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

Documentary

5th March, 2013

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed but the Catholic church is in somewhat of a quandary of late. What with the fact that it is effectively

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Safety Not Guaranteed

Live Action

8th January, 2013

When a trailer pops up for a film that looks to be a melange of quirk and Nick Miller from New Girl my interest is always piqued. Safety Not Guaranteed is

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Subs 2012 Top Ten

Article

31st December, 2012

As 2012 rumbles to a close I can’t decide whether this was a vintage year for film or not. There have been some amazing films (as detailed below, and

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Seven Psychopaths

Live Action

7th December, 2012

Before I begin my review in earnest let me say that I am pretty sure Seven Psychopaths is my film of the year. Writer/Director Martin McDonagh has surpassed

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LFF2012: Sightseers

Film Festival, Live Action

22nd October, 2012

Following a stint in Cannes, DN favourite Ben Wheatley premiered his new film as part of the Comedy Gala at the 56th BFI London Film Festival. His third

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