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The best films to look out for in 2014

The best films to look out for in 2014

As ever, some of the strongest films of the year are to be released in January and February in the run-up to the Oscars in March. But there will then be 10 more months of movie madness after the winter Oscar releases. Here is an overview of some the films we're looking forward to this year. Let's start...

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Book adaptations: To stay faithful or not to stay faithful

Book adaptations: To stay faithful or not to stay faithful

Sitting down to watch The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug made me ponder about book adaptations. More specifically, it made me wonder whether or not it is better to keep the film faithful to the source material, or if a little creative input and additional exposition makes for a better film? It's a...

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The Best Films of 2013

The Best Films of 2013

Another year passes - another year of watching films and writing about them. But which did we enjoy the most? It is only two and a bit months until the movers and shakers vote for their favourites at the Oscars, but here are our top films of 2013. John Parrot's favourite films of 2013 One of my...

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Karen Guthrie and Nina Pope interview

Karen Guthrie and Nina Pope interview

We live in the future. We're forever fiddling with gadgets, gizmos, and apps. Yet, try as we might the past just keeps on catching up with us. Jaywick Escapes is an idiosyncratic look at a community that is particularly haunted by the consequences of yesterday. We caught up with the filmmakers to ask them about...

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What will the next Bond posters look like?

What will the next Bond posters look like?

If you're anything like us, you're probably already twiddling your thumbs waiting for  information on the next Bond film. Anxious in wait, we've discovered that our fellow Bond fans are putting their talents to good use, with teaser posters for the film cropping up on the web. Based on the small...

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Movie Preview Guide – New Year Special

Movie Preview Guide – New Year Special

Not only is Christmas almost here, the New Year is just around the corner too. As well as traditional enjoying all the festive what-have-yous, this is also a great time to go and see some movies. To give a hand we have a special New Year movie guide infographic. January is usually a great month for...

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Christmas Movies: The Cynic’s Perspective

Christmas Movies: The Cynic’s Perspective

Have you ever noticed how annoying Christmas movies can be? They're wonderfully happy at the best of times, but when you're not feeling the festive cheer, a dislike for them is kind of inevitable. The Christmas movie, from a cynic's point of view, is actually their idea of hell. It's that time of year...

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Let’s get political: ten biopics you need to see

Let’s get political: ten biopics you need to see

Every so often, there appears on the horizon a figure of such revolutionary mindset that the world is never quite the same after their arrival. Those who challenge the status quo and embody the change they want to see in the world. As we say farewell to one such individual, Nelson Mandela, we take a look at...

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Charity Wakefield – talks about Day of the Flowers

Charity Wakefield – talks about Day of the Flowers

Day of the Flowers is the new film starring Eva Birthistle and Charity Wakefield as two Scottish sisters who travel to Cuba to scatter their father's ashes in the land he loved. The Cuban-born Royal Ballet dancer Carlos Acosta plays a local dance teacher who helps the women out when they get in trouble. We caught...

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Steve Grant: 2 Guns interview

Steve Grant: 2 Guns interview

With the upcoming release of pew-pew action flick 2 Guns on DVD and Blu-Ray on the 9th of December, we thought we'd sit down and talk to Steve Grant, the man behind the graphic novel the film's based on. With a history of comic work that includes a personal favourite, The Punisher, he's got a fair bit of insight...

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