Lars von Trier (image courtesy Christian Geisnaes)

In Profile: Lars von Trier

14/02/2014

Infamous director Lars von Trier is back with “the least-sexy 4 hour portrayal of sex you’ll ever see.” Frederick Johnson looks at a complex man who loves to divide his audience… It’s easy to get...

Taxi Driver (1976)

In Profile: Taxi Driver (1976)

05/02/2014

As we celebrate its restoration, Adam Scovell analyses the defining visual moments in Scorsese’s masterpiece — and “You talkin’ to me?” isn’t one of them… Before Martin Scorsese became obsessed with portraying intricate systems...

Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis — Reviewed

20/01/2014

The acting and soundtrack may be pitch-perfect, but is the latest Coen Brothers film just too morose? Andrew Kirkland gets inside Llewyn Davis… Joel and Ethan Coen, the so-called ‘Two-Headed Director’ have a propensity...

Mulholland Drive

Little White Lies Weekender: Mulholland Drive

17/12/2013

Casting calls, a whodunnit and a little blue box: Oli Rahman revisits classic Lynch, courtesy of Little White Lies magazine… In celebration of their 50th edition, indie film journal Little White Lies held...

PROJECT FIFTY

Little White Lies Presents: Project Fifty

04/12/2013

Our favourite indie film magazine is celebrating it’s fiftieth issue in style… Our favourite bi-monthly indie film mag, Little White Lies (LWLies), are celebrating the release of their 50th edition in style, and...

Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013)

Foreign Language Films of 2013 You Need To See

29/11/2013

Fed up with her favourite films flying under the radar, Emma Palmer makes a case for this year’s best releases … Graphic novel adaptation and coming-of-age drama, Blue Is The Warmest Colour, has been receiving...

Lauren Bacall

Film Noir: Meet the Cast

28/11/2013

Inspired by Cornerhouse’s latest exhibition, Toby Hood investigates the greatest collection of talent from Hollywood’s golden age… Crooked cops, twisted fates, a plethora of timely one-liners and clouds of mystifying cigarette smoke: these are the...

ASFF, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York. 09/11/13, jim poyner photography,

Aesthetica Short Film Festival – Reviewed

14/11/2013

Film Festival first-timer, Toby Hood reports backs from York and ASFF… York was bright and clear, the slight autumnal chill allowing for the addition of people’s best winter woollies, saw treasured knitwear bobbing around...

Junger (L) and Hetherington (R)

News: Sebastian Junger Wins Career Prize

13/11/2013

American author, filmmaker, and journalist Sebastian Junger has been awarded The Student Veteran Torchlight Award for Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking by the Florida State University, as part of the institute’s annual Student Veteran...