• Film Review – Trumbo

    Trumbo tells the tale of Dalton Trumbo: acclaimed screenwriter of The Brave One, Spartacus and Roman Holiday, who was blacklisted and imprisoned in the United States in 1947 for his affiliation with the Communist Party at the height of the Red Scare in America. As with Spike Lee’s Malcolm...
  • TV Review – Louie, Season 5

    In 2014 Louie went from a show which cared not a jot about structure or storytelling to delivering what were essentially three sprawling TV movies – ‘The Elevator’, ‘Into The Woods’ and ‘Pamela’ – which were existential, dense and often rather sombre tales. It’s easy sometimes to forget that Louie is...
  • Next on Netflix #18

    Welcoming a return to Next on Netflix, Liam launches the latest of our next best recommendations with three very assorted yet advisable titles to experience. The Square This Egyptian-American documentary from director Jehane Noujaim was the first Netflix production to be nominated for an Oscar in 2013, and was robbed of...
  • Review – Blue Jasmine

    Knowing nothing more of the film going in than it was the latest Woody Allen and the latest in a string of supposed ‘returns to form’ for him, I approached Blue Jasmine with a little trepidation. Five minutes in and so far, so Allen; standard trademark title sequences, standard...