Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

 Homophobe serves gays because he's got the gay disease Dallas Buyers Club is an uneven but worthwhile film about the early days of AIDS. It dramatises the true story of Ron Woodroof, played by Matthew McConaughey in another in his long…

Gone Girl (2014)

Gone Girl isn't the movie you’ll be told it is. It’s better. It isn’t a thriller “torn from today’s headlines” or from obsessive media coverage of this or that true crime scandal, though at first it pretends to be. It’s more original. It…

The Samurai (2014)

As one of the more recent horrors to come out of Germany, The Samurai was one of Frightfest's standout films for many reasons, whether it be its metaphorical exploration of sexual lycanthropy, its surreal dance with structure of the…

The Fat and The Angry (2014)

As one of the unintentional blunders of Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014, director Johan Renck’s Swedish language television epic The Fat and The Angry became lost in translation after a subtitle problem left dissatisfied punters…

Ruby Sparks (2012)

*** Warning 'ere be spoilers *** Twenty-eight year old Zoe Kazan is the 'real' star of the charming indie romance Ruby Sparks. She may not be the name everyone is talking about yet, even after appearing in several films, though her…