The Turin Horse

The Turin Horse – Reviewed

25/07/2012

Nietzsche’s life would never be the same following his experience with The Turin Horse. What did Adam Scovell make of it? Béla Tarr isn’t a director who likes to make things easy. His...

Tony Kaye's Detachment

Film Podcast #1: Detachment and 360

20/07/2012

In our inaugural film podcast, DW Mault reviews Tony Kaye’s Detachment, starring Adrien Brody, and City of God director Fernando Meirelles’ new film, 360. Hosted by director and cineaste DW Mault, with special...

Batman (The Dark Knight Returns) DC Comics

Dark Knight Rising…

18/07/2012

This Friday sees the release of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises. To get in the mood, FACT screen the first two of the trilogy tomorrow…  In 1939, a new character referred to...

Eddie Constantine, Alphaville

Alphaville – Previewed

11/07/2012

Adam Scovell takes a look at Alphaville, Jean-Luc Godard’s noirish tale of man versus machine… As part of The Language Circle events currently inhabiting the timetable of Urban Strawberry Lunch, the collective are...

Quatermass and the Pit

Quatermass and the Pit – Previewed

29/06/2012

In Quatermass and the Pit, the Hammer Horror studio showed it was capable of much more than dodgy special effects and ripped bodices, argues Adam Scovell… There’s a certain assumption, understandably perhaps, surrounding...

Wes Anderson's Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket – Previewed

13/06/2012

With Bottle Rocket kicking off a Wes Anderson season at FACT, DW Mault reassesses his debut feature…   Authorial canons are the rocks we rest our beliefs on. With this in mind, Wes...

Alexis Milne, Jobseekers

Artist Cine Club: Selected by videoclub

07/06/2012

Selected promised to ‘bring together some of the best emerging film and video artists from the UK’. Let us be the judge of that…  Last night we went along to Selected II, hosted...

The famous Superman logo

Waiting for Superman…

25/05/2012

With FACT screening the original Superman this Monday, Nik Glover takes a look at our roller-coaster relationship with on-screen super heroes…  Cinema-goers are now so used to seeing comic book heroes make the...

North By Northwest

The Problem with Hitchcock

09/05/2012

Alfred Hitchcock is remembered as one of the great directors of his generation, an auteur without equal in this country. But was there more to him and his films than meets the eye?...