Turning the spotlight on features, be it Scene Stealers and Sound Bites, to retrospectives, opinion pieces and staff collaborations.
Plastic Space Rangers, demonic killer clowns or acid-bleeding Xenomorphs, there's no shortage of classic non-human film characters. The question is, are they more human than human? Simply sub-human? Or something else entirely?
Powell and Pressburger's 1947 film Black Narcissus is a an epic of Biblical proportions. But the most epic part is not its grandiose sets or the way in which the duo uses colour, it's the breakdown of Kathleen Byron's Sister Ruth.
Jean Luc Godard once said “Film is truth, 24 frames per second.” Now, I don’t know what that means, but I do know it's wrong. Welcome To Marwen cannot be truth, because it's made of film, and truth is made of emotions or something. I also!-->…