Film bits and bobs

The Revenant (2015)

First published by Real Crime Magazine Some stories are so big and so compelling that they can survive any mutilation. Hugh Glass was a genuine fur trapper of the early … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Green Room (2015)

Longer version of piece published by Sight & Sound as part of coverage of the Cult programme at the London Film Festival 2015 The last time Anton Yelchin and Imogen Poots … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Deep (2013)

Review first published by Grolsch FilmWorks. “I’m going home,” declares Gulli  (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) near the end of The Deep (Djúpið). One icy night, a fishing boat sinks three miles … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Black Rock (2012)

Review first published by Film4. Synopsis: Working from a screenplay by mumblecore maverick Mark Duplass, director Katie Aselton pits three women and three men in a regressive struggle for life … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment


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