Reel Unknown Presents The Hidden Picture Show

Reel Unknown – Back with a Vengeance


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


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


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


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


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


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...

Jaws Jameson Film Club: Brody

Jaws: The Experience


Mel Gilbert found she was in need of a bigger boat – or is that whiskey tumbler –  on a recent trip to the Maritime Museum…  Who knew that we lived near shark-infested...


Rebecca – Previewed


Adam Scovell on Rebecca, and the dark symmetry between Alfred Hitchcock and Daphne Du Maurier… The novels of Daphne Du Maurier share a natural cohesion to the cinematic virtues of Alfred Hitchcock. Both...


Orphée @ Metal – Previewed


Adam Scovell looks back at Jean Cocteau, a director who survived the tearing up of the rule book by the French New Wave… One of the directors of cinema’s old wave of French...