Two legendary sci-fi icons can be seen on the silver screen at FACT this week.
Cloud Atlas clumsily manhandles the literary head scratcher, resulting in an overlong and disappointingly disjointed film.
One of America’s greatest Presidents gets the biopic treatment in this ambiguous take on Roosevelt starring Bill Murray.
We’ve got ten pairs of tickets up for grabs for the Jameson Cult Film Club showing of Reservoir Dogs at Camp & Furnace
Following recent movies Argo and Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty is the latest in a role call of propaganda pics to hit the big screen. Zero Dark Thirty is the military term for 30 minutes after midnight in reference to the time the U.S. Navy S.E.A.Ls stormed Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Ladin’s compound in May 2011. The film begins [...]
With more than a whiff of revisionism, Lincoln unfortunately offers exposition over a cinematic experience.
Tarantino’s Django Unchained – full of despicable characters, arterial blood spray and racial prejudice – has the potential to divide audiences, but is an entertaining, disconcerting tour de force.
Yeah, I’m going, I said to a friend on Twitter, possibly, if I remember rightly, going on to compare the experience to come as “one of those bucket list type things”. Pressing send, I realised I was talking about watching the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy back to back in a cinema, and wondered [...]
If you’ve not seen this piercing and powerful documentary, we strongly suggest you head over to FACT this Thursday. Shot over five years, the film documents a village and its fight against illegal Jewish settlers on the West Bank. It was a struggle (or, more correctly, it is a struggle) that involved assaults and atrocities, [...]
In Beasts of the Southern Wild, Benh Zeitlin has created a vivid and moving film about our connection with our homes and the planet we inhabit.
There’s a terrifying amount of horror films showing across Liverpool this Halloween. We run down some of the best on offer over the next ten days.
Acclaimed writer/director Leos Carax has returned after a 13 year hiatus with his latest feature Holy Motors, a mind-blowing journey that follows the story of one unusual man over one amazing day as he travels the city in a very special white limo. Oscar (Denis Lavant) is an employee of the mysterious Agency and a [...]
Inspired by Percy Shelley’s poem Ozymandias, legendary writer and director Woody Allen (Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) coined the phrase ‘Ozymandias Melancholia’, to describe the melancholy notion that eventually, time kills everything. Regrettably, the phrase uttered by two characters in his latest film, To Rome with Love, could be used to describe the sadness [...]
but Anna Karenina is neither a stage play nor a straight period drama, and doesn’t quite work as either.
Lawless is a brutal and violent film that challenges some key myths about America’s past.
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