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Film Podcast #8: Lawless

10/09/2012

DW Mault introduces the prohibition-set western Lawless. Can this, the latest project from director John Hillcoat and screenwriter Nick Cave (the pair behind modern classic The Proposition), live up to expectations? Also up...

Tim Burton

The World of Tim Burton

06/09/2012

With Hallowe’en on the way, The World of Tim Burton is a perfect excuse to reacquaint ourselves with this maverick of the macabre… This week saw FACT’s The World of Tim Burton season...

Isolda Dychauk in Faust

Film Podcast #7: Faust

03/09/2012

DW Mault reviews Russian director Alexander Sokurov’s Faust. This version of the German legend – in which a man sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge – won the Golden...

Alien Anthology All Nighter @ FACT

Alien Anthology All-Nighter @ FACT

03/09/2012

Unintended jump-cuts and radio-silence seemed par for the course, but Kevin Hunt found out it made for an all the more enthralling fan-based experience… Billed as a test of endurance, a movie marathon...

The Myth of the American Sleepover

Film Podcast #6: The Myth of the American Sleepover

29/08/2012

DW Mault reviews first-time director David Robert Mitchell’s The Myth of the American Sleepover. Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of...

The Imposter

The Imposter. Flattering to deceive?

23/08/2012

Fauxmentary or stunning insight? Laura Brown went along to The Imposter Q&A at FACT looking for answers… If there is one defining statement that will sum up our time I believe – and I’m...

A Simple Life

Film Podcast #5: A Simple Life

20/08/2012

DW Mault reviews Ann Hui’s drama A Simple Life – after suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people’s home. Stars...

Himizu

Film Podcast #4: Japanese crime drama Himizu and this week’s film news

13/08/2012

DW Mault reviews Shion Sono’s Himizu: two teenagers living a dystopian existence in post-tsunami Japan embark on a campaign of violence against evil wrong doers. Film news on The Great Gatsby and The...

Film Podcast #3

Film Podcast #3: Flowers of War, Olympic Shorts and Sight & Sound’s Greatest Films Poll

08/08/2012

DW Mault reviews Yimou Zhang’s Flowers of War, Olympic short films, and BFI’s Sight & Sound 2012 poll of the Top 50 Greatest Films of All Time. Hosted by director and cineaste DW Mault, with...