Words by Nick Hilton. I’m a bit of a Wes Anderson sceptic. I can feel the self-conscious quirk when other people are busy being charmed by his eccentric surrealism and, consequently, movies like The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic have failed to either make [...]
Browsing all posts from May, 2012.
Words by Jeff Galasso Fifty years after the original Hanna Barbera cartoon series first aired Top Cat returns, this time via Mexico, as a feature-length film in 3D. TC and the whole alley cat gang have been brought into the modern world where mobiles, computers and digital environments rule the [...]
Words by Nick Hilton. I was the only person in the cinema. My Regal Card points had maxed to the point where I got a free sweet popcorn, the perfect compliment to my litre of Cherry Coke. The scene was set for a perfect movie [...]
The Clapper Bored is delighted to announce that its first feature film, The Flight of the Flamingo, is currently in pre-production. We’re all incredibly excited about the prospect of making this movie and chronicling the filmmaking process along the way with exclusive written and video blogs. [...]
Dark Shadows is better than I expected. That doesn’t make it good given how low both Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have slipped in my estimation. It is, however, a definite and considerable step up from the woeful Alice in Wonderland and, even if it [...]
Whilst it’s always nice to imagine that a movie would want to do something more than just being ‘good hearted’ it’s also refreshing to see a movie like Jeff, Who Lives at Home which is so entirely devoid of cynicism. Newcomers to the mumblecore genre [...]