11 June 2009
Looking For Eric
04 June 2009
28 May 2009
21 May 2009
The Girl Cut in Two (15) dir: Claude Chabrol A full half-century separates Claude Chabrol’s latest picture from his...
14 May 2009
07 May 2009
Chéri (15)dir: Stephen Frears Asked by her maid what is ailing her, Léa de Lonval sighs: “Oh, you know. Age.” Léa, a...
30 April 2009
Helen (PG)dirs: Christine Malloy, Joe Lawlor When a film acquires funding from many different sources the result can...
23 April 2009
“Corporate conspiracies that threaten the highest levels?” splutters a detective in State of Play, responding to the...
TV and Radio
16 April 2009
It is unusual these days for cinema to sneer at television in the way that would sometimes happen in films motivated by...
09 April 2009
Roughly once every decade, the vampire movie receives a transfusion of virgin blood that lends its complexion a new...
02 April 2009
Pirate stations of the mid-1960s such as Radio Caroline and Radio London broadcast from ships anchored in the North Sea...
26 March 2009
There is a far-fetched rumour going around that next year will bring the release of a number of films not scripted by...
19 March 2009
When a season called “The Cinema of New Labour” is curated in 30 years’ time, what picture will emerge of our present...
19 March 2009
A film that begins with a glossary outlining the intricacies of Italian political history has an extra hurdle to clear...
12 March 2009
We can no more choose the films that ignite our youthful excitement than we can pick our relatives. Might it be that La...