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Uncovering Curiosities: Abel Ferrara’s SIBERIA

  There’s a fine line between great art and pretension and Abel Ferrara‘s 2019 film Sibera walks it, often stumbling between the two like a snow-blind traveller navigating an unknown terrain. As you would expect from Ferrara, Siberia [...]

August 24, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Alan Parker’s MISSISSIPPI BURNING

The heat from Alan Parker’s Mississippi Burning can still be felt more than 30 years after its 1988 release. This 1960s set drama (which is loosely based on real events) still packs a hefty emotional punch. Chris Gerolmo’s script makes it strong [...]

August 2, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Paul Schrader’s DOG EAT DOG

Director Paul Schrader’s 2016 film, Dog Eat Dog is a sort of ‘90s throwback, a post-Tarantino crime drama top-lined by Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe. It’s not exactly Reservoir Dogs, but these guys have serious talent and that shines through [...]

June 18, 2021

Zack Snyder’s JUSTICE LEAGUE Is Now A Global Event

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is going to go global. The DC Comics superhero team-up will be available worldwide in all markets day and date with the film when it makes its US debut on HBO Max on Thursday 18 March 2021. Snyder’s long [...]

February 20, 2021

2020 BFI London Film Festival Review: SIBERIA

There’s a fine line between great art and pretension and Abel Ferrara’s Sibera walks it, often stumbling between the two like a snow-blind traveller navigating an unknown terrain. As you would expect from Ferrara, Siberia is a bold and [...]

October 11, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Paul Schrader’s THE WALKER

Paul Schrader’s 2007 film, The Walker clearly shows the writer/director exorcising the demons of Exorcist: Dominion, by revisiting similar territory to his earlier film American Gigolo. Schrader delivers a thriller that delves into the darker side [...]

September 27, 2020

Behind The Scenes Of James Wan’s AQUAMAN

Will James Wan’s Aquaman be any good? Will it be a financial success? Nobody knows, but it might just help save Warner Bros’ floundering DC Extended Universe. Maybe. From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an [...]

November 13, 2018

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