paddy considine

Uncovering Curiosities: Justin Kurzel’s MACBETH

Director Justin Kurzel’s 2015 screen adaptation of Macbeth is a luscious piece of cinematic grit. It’s a down-and-dirty version of Shakespeare’s tragedy but it’s a hollow film that unfortunately has had it’s heart ripped out through its [...]

September 30, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Koldo Serra’s THE BACKWOODS

HE Every so often a film comes along that reassures your faith in cinema. If doesn’t have to be a huge blockbuster or even the most acclaimed art house film, it can be a little film that entertains and captures your attention without letting go. [...]

January 31, 2021

Remembering JOURNEYMAN

Actor Paddy Considine writes and directs  Journeyman a first-rate drama from 2017. Considine is Matty Burton, a boxer who suffers a serious head injury during his final fight that throws his life into chaos. Recovering from his injuries, he must [...]

September 29, 2020

A CHILD 44 Poster With A Killer Cast

I’m not quite sure why Child 44 has only recently hit my radar. Okay, the adaptation of Tom Rob Smith’s novel is nearing its release (14 April) but I don’t know how a film with such a killer cast didn’t pique my interest before now (it’s [...]

February 14, 2015