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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...


Playlist #21: Soundtrack to your life

Adam Scovell on the soundtrack to the movie of his life… When wandering the streets with my reality blockers (or headphones as some people call them) on full, it becomes extremely easy to...

The Turin Horse

The Turin Horse – Reviewed

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...

Eddie Constantine, Alphaville

Alphaville – Previewed

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...

The Shiny New Festival: Liverpool's Fringe

The Shiny New Festival: Liverpool’s Fringe

Adam Scovell takes a look at the latest fringe festival to making its way to our shores later this month… With certain fringe festivals around the country taking full advantage of their snowballing...

Quatermass and the Pit

Quatermass and the Pit – Previewed

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...