“Felt in my DNA” Paul Williams and The Muppet Movie’s Alchemy

The Muppet Movie is an iconic film for the generation of kids that grew up in the 70’s. It was highly original and special,...

The Grande Dame: Oscar greatest Bette Davis in quotes

" I will never be below the title. " " That's me: an old kazoo with some sparklers." " I was the Marlon Brando of my generation....

It Follows: Both Refreshing and Retro

It Follows 2015, Horror Written/Directed by: David Robert Mitchell Starring: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist Contemporary Horror films almost always emulate tropes from the height of the genre’s...

Len & Company / This Must Be the Place: Retiring Gracefully from Rock &...

  By Jacqueline Howell By coincidence, I viewed the films Len & Company and This Must Be the Place back to back. It turned out that they...

Review: The bleak humour of A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence

The films of Roy Andersson are not for everyone, in the same manner that the films of another Anderson, Wes, are also not for...

Lovelace: Amanda Seyfried’s Ambitious Turn as a Notorious Star

MOVIE NIGHT: LOVELACE(2013)Linda Boreman was hugely recognisable in the 1970s. Known by her stage name of Linda Lovelace, she was the star of a...

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus

A Spike Lee Joint. I always smile when those words grace a film's opening. It's not a credit we can always expect as Lee...

Movie Night: Spring Hits the Sweet Spot

Spring (2014) Written/Directed by: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead Starring: Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker New parents indulge in a common day-dream. It sounds something like: “I hope he...

Will IT Be Made?

The film adaptation of Stephen King’s biblical length of a novel IT is still in production shambles. Much buzz was garnered from early talks...

All five Live-Action Short Films reviewed – 2015 Oscar chances and predictions

Live-action short films ask a lot of the viewer; There is little context, and character arcs move quickly. The trade-off, in the best short...

Lost Together: The Lost Boys’ Enduring Sparkle

By Jacqueline Howell The Lost Boys is having a moment. As the 2000s trudge on growing more dystopian on screen and off, with depressed supermen who...

SXSW Film Festival Wrap Up Part 1

By Mark Wanner Another year, another South by Southwest over and done with. The annual influx of creativity this festival brings into Austin always...