Words by John Hewitt So here we are. Prometheus. This is a big one, one of the most hotly anticipated films of the year. Having been in development from as far back as 2002, it was going to be stunning, one way or another. So, [...]
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Its tepid reception during the Autumn festivals threw the release of David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method into the realms of movie trivia. If there’s a Michael Fassbender film everyone’s talking about it’s Shame, not this. That said, they’d make an interesting double bill; both dealing [...]
This month’s Shame has sparked a whole series of debates. Ruffling the feathers of conservative America (and, it should be said, some not so conservatives) it is a stark portrayal of sex addiction that has, spoiler alert, bags of nudity. Not just sexy Harold and [...]
Six months after it arrived in the US, Jane Eyre is finally opening in the UK this week. Why might we expect it to get, at the very least, parity in its release date? Well, Jane Eyre is an English book and by an English [...]
I’ve harbored a secret preference for the X Men series over all comic book movies. It’s true that I’ve never so much as lifted a page from one of the ‘actual comics’ but the movies always appealed to me in the sense of variety, contrast [...]