‘Sound bite’ of the week…

“It’s a projection of my life and what I’m thinking about. But my ego is in every character in every film that I’ve made. I’m the ballerina in Black Swan. I’m the wrestler in The Wrestler. I can see how people will especially make the…

The Vault (2017)

Quentin Tarantino. Edgar Wright. Dan Bush. Spot the odd one out. Easy, right? Okay, so at the moment it might feel like a stretch, but the latter one may not be quite so odd or out in a year or so. Within the first two minutes of Dan Bush's…

‘Sound Bite’ of the week…

Like a cloud of noxious Smilex gas, the news spread this week that an origin film for The Joker was in the works. Directed by The Hangover's Todd Phillips and produced by Martin Scorsese (yes, that one), the film will look past Jared Leto…

‘Sound Bite’ of the week…

"Press: Quit making problems where they don't exist. In this month's Esquire my diatribe on films I might have turned down in the past in place of whatever artistic path I wanted to be on at that time I take full responsibility for and was…

Free Fire (2016)

Director Ben Wheatley’s fifth feature arrived in a hail of bullets, 70’s sideburns and incendiary insults. Free Fire’s trailer teased us with a back-to-basics shoot ‘em up that took aim somewhere between Reservoir Dogs and Hard Boiled.   …