Reel Unknown The Goonies

Goonies never say die!

19/10/2012

Rachael Jones ventures into the night for her second bite of the Reel Unknown experience… We’re going to start this review with a bold statement: we are, to quote Daphne Moon, ‘a little...

Dig!

Dig! – Previewed

10/10/2012

Dig! Or how not to get ahead in the music business… In 1995, Courtney Taylor-Taylor’s The Dandy Warhols were fast friends with Anton Newcombe and his band The Brian Jonestown Massacre. Set in...

Guy Maddin's Keyhole

Film Podcast #10: Guy Maddin’s Keyhole

03/10/2012

Film Podcast #10: Guy Maddin’s Keyhole by The Double Negative on Mixcloud DW Mault reviews Guy Maddin’s abstract thriller Keyhole. In a house haunted with memories, gangster and deadbeat dad Ulysses Pick arrives...

Reel Unknown Presents The Hidden Picture Show

Reel Unknown – Back with a Vengeance

01/10/2012

Rachael Jones quizzes the brains behind Reel Unknown about comedy, drive-thru cinema, and improving actors … Back in March I checked out Reel Unknown, a new ‘secret cinema’ event aimed at giving Liverpool’s...

The Birds

The Birds – Previewed

28/09/2012

Adam Scovell previews The Birds, one of Hitchcock’s most enigmatic offerings… Alfred Hitchcock’s later films tipped the pendulum more into the genre of horror than the rest of his works.  The likes of...

Holy Motors

Holy Motors – Un Film de Leos Carax

26/09/2012

DW Mault finds himself very much at home in the strange and wonderful world of Leos Carax… Cinema is a home for dreamers, misfits and deadbeats. It’s been 13 long years but Alex...

Blade Runner - one of our top ten films

Film Podcast #9: Our Top Ten Films of All Time

25/09/2012

Film Podcast #9: Our Top Ten Films of All Time by The Double Negative on Mixcloud Special edition! DW Mault and our panel of writers, film critics and filmmakers introduce their top ten...

Michael Fassbender, Shame

Shame: A selective history of compulsive behaviour in cinema

24/09/2012

Nik Glover takes a look at cinema’s ongoing fascination with compulsion… We are in a nameless bar in New York. A man is seated at the counter, his attention elsewhere, drinking alone. A woman...

Miranda July's The Future

The Unexpected Guest in Cinema

21/09/2012

Amy Roberts provides a filmic spin on Hospitality and The Uninvited Guest… When I’d read that Guardian art critic Adrian Seale had described this year’s Biennial theme of Hospitality and The Unexpected Guest...