• Film Review: The Lighthouse

    Towards the end of the 19th Century, an ageing lighthouse keeper (Willem Dafoe) is joined by a rookie ‘wickie’ (Robert Pattinson) on a remote island. As their contract drags on, the two men struggle with each-other, their own sanity, and possibly forces beyond their comprehension....
  • Trailer Watch – Queen of the Desert

    Director Werner Herzog returns to his favourite themes of travel, culture and exploration in this intriguing ‘biography’ of Gertrude Bell, the famous cartographer, archaeologist, traveller and spy. Her incredible reputation in the Middle East during World War One, led to her influential role in British policy-making and helped found...
  • Review – Bel Ami

    A plotless tale of Parisian adultery, debut directors Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod’s adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s classic novel Bel Ami certainly boasts some fine performances, but leaves us with nothing else. It is 1890 and ex-cavalry officer Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson) arrives in Paris having completed three...