Film reviews and more

Day: 24 November 2011

Prince Charles Cinema: ‘The Monster Squad’

Any kid who hung around video shops in the late 1980s will remember the The Monster Squad (1987) with great affection and as the lights went down at the Prince Charles Cinema every soul in the […]

Film Review: ‘We Were Here’

★★★★☆ Directors David Weissman and Bill Weber (The Cockettes [2002]) return to screens this week with the powerful and moving AIDS focused documentary We Were Here (2011), set during the 1970s and 80s in the liberal […]

Interview: Amit Gupta, director of ‘Resistance’

British director Amit Gupta’s debut feature, the superb Resistance (2011, review here), is released in cinemas nationwide this week, and stars exceptional UK talent in the guise of Andrea Riseborough and Michael Sheen. Set in an […]

Film Review: ‘Calvet’

★★★★★ Dominic Allan’s Calvet (2011) screened to much critical acclaim at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival, slowly becoming one of the festival’s surprise hits and leaving audiences completely shell-shocked by its intense and beautifully depicted […]

Film Review: ‘Resistance’

★★★★☆ Adapted from the novel of the same name by Owen Sheers, Resistance (2011) is director Amit Gupta’s first feature length film and stars Andrea Riseborough (last seen as Wallis Simpson in Madonna’s W.E. [2011]) and […]