Film reviews and more

Day: 18 February 2013

Interview: William Eubank, director of ‘Love’

Taking on a low-budget existential sci-fi epic might seem like a big task for a young, up-and-coming director, but that is exactly what US cinematographer (and now filmmaker) William Eubank did with his feature debut, Love (2011). The film sees […]

DVD Review: ‘Love’

★★☆☆☆ Unashamedly taking its cues from past existentialist sci-fi classics such as Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Tarkovsky’s Solaris and Duncan Jones’ Moon, William Eubank’s debut feature Love (2011) would certainly like to see itself placed amongst such majestic company. […]

DVD Review: ‘Skyfall’

★★★★☆ Bond is most certainly back. Sam Mendes’ long-awaited 23rd entry in the franchise, Skyfall (2012), starring Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem, is full of all the typical thrills and spills we have come to expect from Her Majesty’s favourite […]

DVD Review: ‘Savages’

★★★☆☆ Savages (2012) is “like a fucked up Robin Hood” according to Taylor Kitsch’s character, Chon, in Oliver Stone’s thriller. With that very sentiment, the much-lauded director’s latest effort is summed up in more ways than one with its bloody, […]

DVD Review: ‘A Liar’s Autobiography’

★★☆☆☆ When Graham Chapman joined the choir invisible in 1989, it put an end to rumours of a full Monty Python reunion once and for all. The majority of the gang have been brought back together though, in voice at […]

DVD Review: ‘This Working Life: Steel’

★★★★☆ Featuring almost six hours of fictional, documentary and political short films, Steel – A Century of Steelmaking on Film is the third and final part of the BFI’s epic This Working Life series, which also includes King Coal (2009) […]