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Schemers: Film Review

A Scottish film with an opening scene featuring our hero (a working class lad called Davie) running down the street, hotly pursued by an irate adversary, might put you in mind of Danny Boyle’s adaptation of Irving Welsh’s Trainspotting. Trailer The...

in TENET

Tenet: Film Review

When I was young, if someone exhibited a peculiar phobia or obsession, people used to say his mother must have been frightened by something associated with that obsession during pregnancy. I can only conclude that Christopher Nolan’s mum was...

Piranhas

Piranhas: Film Review

“I was never any good at football.” So says 15-year-old Nico (Francesco Di Napoli), when ageing Camorra boss, Don Vittorio (Renato Carpentieri) asks him why he doesn’t try to get rich through the ‘beautiful game,’ rather than the very ugly game of...

To the Stars

To The Stars: Film Review

To the Stars is an uplifting coming-of-age story from the producers of It Follows and Midnight Special. Martin Thomasson reviews: Small town Oklahoma at the dawn of the 1960s; no place for a wild child, no place for anybody with dreams they hope...

Rosamund Pike as Marie Curie and Sam Riley as Pierre Curie in Radioactive, directed by Marjane Satrapi. Photo: Laurie Sparham.

Radioactive: Film Review

Radioactive is the Directorial brain child of Iranian-French filmmaker, Marjane Satrapi, known for her Oscar nomination for the 2007 phenomenon, Persepolis. It charts the life of Marie Curie (neé Marie Sklodowska). Marjane Satrapi didn’t appear to...

Calm With Horses

Calm With Horses: Film Review

‘Calm With Horses’, a project four years in the making, is a brooding crime drama, that fully deserves to gain cult status. The film is based on a short story from Colin Barrett’s ‘Young Skins’ collection; it caught Director Nick Rowland’s eye on...