Film Review: ‘The Myth of the American Sleepover’

★★★★☆ Taking place over the course of one single lively summer evening, David Robert Mitchell’s The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010) may appear to be shamelessly regurgitating the same hackneyed youthful nostalgia of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused (1993). Yet behind its carefree rumination on the innocent hedonism of Continue Reading


Film Review: ‘Yuma’

★★★☆☆ Receiving a remarkable (and potentially lucrative) nationwide UK release courtesy of the Cineworld cinema chain – and obviously aspiring to draw in the ‘Polish pound’ – Piotr Mularuk’s entertaining neo-western Yuma (2012) rightly demands your admiration. Whilst its rags-to-riches-to-rags crime saga narrative has been seen innumerable times before, its Continue Reading