Film bits and bobs

Estranged (2015)

First published by Little White Lies When we first encounter January (Amy Manson) – named for the Roman god of doors, beginnings and transitions – she is on a Brazilian … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stung (2015)

First published by TwitchFilm “What is a bee’s favourite movie?” Paul (Matt O’Leary) asks his boss – and the object of his affections – Julia (Jessica Cook). “Stingin’ in the … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Society (1989)

First published by FilmLand Empire “The rich have always sucked off low-class shit like you.” This line, coming late in Brian Yuzna’s Society, effectively summarises the film’s dog-eat-dog – or … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

if…. (1968)

Review first published by FilmLand Empire “College is a symbol of many things,” declares the Headmaster (Peter Jeffrey) in Lindsay Anderson’s second feature if…., which transplants motifs and ideas from … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

You’re Next (2011)

Review first published by movieScope When affluent, retirement-age Paul (Rob Moran) and Aubrey Davison (Barbara Crampton) and their mostly feckless adult scions all converge on their fixer-upper country estate for … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment


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