The Hollywood Bromance is Dead, and True Crime Victims Deserve Better

True Story. It is arguably among the top contenders for absolute worst book (and film) title of modern times. Modern times, because one could see...

Liveblogging and Deep Reading A Fave Film: The Witch

By Jacqueline Howell We've covered the tremendous film The Witch on this site before, and like all great pieces of art, one is torn between...

The Best Films of the 21st Century

By The Editors We'll start with a reminder. The 21st century began on January 1st, 2001. BBC.Com Culture has started an interesting social media discussion about the...

Jason Bourne is No Hipster

As Jason Bourne premiered this weekend, some of the media outlet coverage (or at least at the click-bait social media level) was of the...

Stranger Things: The Heat of Summer Chiller Your Inner 80s Child Has Been Calling...

Stranger Things seems to have dropped out of the brains of The Duffer Brothers and onto our Netflix world this weekend.  The digital platform continues...

The VVitch (Witch): Our Corn is Trash

  This season's Indie Folk-Horror darling, The VVitch, the tale of one isolated family's banishment and descent into a 17th century rural farming nightmare, is...

Spike Island & The Stone Roses: For All of Us Outside the Gates

By Jacqueline Howell What a time to be alive for Stone Roses /Manchester/ 80s "Indie" music fans. While good music has always struggled to find the sunlight through...

Film Diaries: A Film A Day – The Maid

Introducing our new original column -Film Diaries: A Film A Day - Part 1 The Maid (La Nana) 2009 Directed by Sebastian Silva Starring Catalina Saavedra,...

What We Do in the Shadows: Fresh Blood in the Vampire Canon

What We Do in the Shadows (2014, New Zealand, Australia; 2015 U.S. Release) Written, Directed and Produced by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Starring Jemaine Clement,...

The Year in Film: An Expanding Point of View

By Jacqueline Howell 2015 was a remarkable year in film for its expanding narrative POVs, despite the January grumpiness that begins to colour everything. Critics and...

ROOM: The Vast Expanses of the Human Heart

A review/comparison of the film and the book, this article does discuss key plot points (as does the film's trailer).   In ROOM, the 2010 novel by...

Iranian Cinema and the West

It all started with The Cow, a 1969 classic about a man and his beloved animal. Credited by many as the start of the...