Boyhood (2014)

Boyhood proves one of director Richard Linklater’s most ambitious projects yet. Not only must it had taken a lot of discipline to film a story in fragments over a twelve year period, but the real test is to keep an audience engrossed for…

One Day (2011)

The ever improving Anne Hathaway here teams with An Education director Lone Scherfig and Jim Sturgess to tackle David Nicholls bestselling novel which tracks the progress of a man and woman who almost get together on the night of their…

The Tree of Life (2011)

A new film by Terrence Malick is an event in itself, and once again the uncompromising visionary has created a cinematic experience unlike most you are ever likely to see. However, while there is much to admire about his latest experiment,…

A Separation (2011)

This year’s golden bear winner at the Berlin film festival is a complex drama, emotionally draining and with many different viewpoints and themes. The story starts off with an arguing couple, Simin (Leila Hatami) wants to leave Iran with…

Break My Fall (2011)

Sally Sellout (Sophie Anderson) met Liza her lover a few years back when she was playing a London gig with her then band, the pair instantly had a connection, and so Sally decided to stay in London and move in with Liza. However the…

Kaboom (2011)

With the exception of 2004’s Mysterious Skin there has always been a distinct lack of depth to Gregg Araki’s film output. What he simply does is put a cynical eye on modern youth, their horrible sexual encounters, drug habits, the shitty…

Alice in the Cities (1973)

Wim Wenders' cult seventies film is very much an outsiders view on the world, while it features a tender central relationship; it also has a very striking take on themes such as consumerism and isolation. Rudiger Vogeler plays a…

Bridesmaids (2011)

Fast rising American US comic Kristen Wiig brilliantly anchors this black comedy which puts a sharp focus on the real-life farce which is the lead-up to a wedding, and the extreme stress that can be caused as a result. Wiig stars as…

An interview with Adrian Vitoria

Age of Heroes is a new British thriller based on the real-life events of Ian Fleming’s 30 Commando the template for the modern SAS during World War 2. It stars Sean Bean and Danny Dyer in the lead roles. I caught up with the film’s…

Hanna (2011)

Joe Wright director of Pride and Prejudice and Atonement does a complete U-Turn with this adventurous fairy tale/thriller, where he throws many different things at the screen at different times, and has a blast filming many different…