Heavy going gothic Western As London gears up for the official start of its 61st annual film festival, a movie from the 2016 line-up finally gets a release in British cinemas this week. Martin Koolhoven’s Brimstone – no plain and simple Brimstone for this director! – introduces itself with a flourish and... Read more
Some of the greatest film performances of all time have come from young stars. Over the years, plenty of child actors, from Jodie Foster to Dakota Fanning, have proven that age and experience don’t necessarily dictate talent. With these memorable roles, these kids not only earned critical acclaim, but... Read more
As the other awards ceremonies have now passed us by and we count down the hours until the Oscars finally declare the very best in film over this festival season, it has become apparent that some of the films included in the mix have garnered somewhat of a mixed reception. Aside... Read more
Words: Karen Hamada The best thrillers are often the ones that make you instinctively hold your breath until the film ends. Nothing beats the excitement of a film that keeps you on the edge of your seat. One of the best kinds of thrillers is those involving a race... Read more
The idea of Hollywood being one big happy family is about as cheesy as it gets. Yet, like most clichés, there’s a grain of truth lurking in there somewhere. Because the movie business has spawned a number of dynasties that show no signs of fading away. The roll call... Read more
Plenty of fantastic screen-turns miss the Oscar bill. With this in mind, here are our picks for the best performances which will likely have zero awards success.
Guy Pearce, Dakota Fanning and Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington star in the brutal first trailer for Brimstone.
Chris Haydon reviews period drama American Pastoral – the directorial debut from Ewan McGregor.