Reading time: 1.5 minutes Year of release: 2012 // Director: Rama Burshtein // Screenplay: Rama Burshtein // Starring: Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg // Country: Israel Set in present-day … Continue reading
British actor Patrick Stewart Q&A at Comicpalooza 2013, giving an incredibly personal, impassioned answer to a question about his work with charities for battered women. Definitely worth a watch.
Or: How not to dissuade women from directing blockbusters Reading time: 3 minutes A couple of weeks ago, I was handed a free copy of French Stylist outside Blanche metro station. The heavens had … Continue reading
Reading time: 1 minute Year of release: 2009 // Director: Courtney Hunt // Screenplay: Courtney Hunt // Starring: Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott // Country: USA At the time … Continue reading
Reading time: 2 minutes Last week, Disney went and did something completely bonkers. Monday and Tuesday saw the Twittersphere explode in a blast of vented frustration, as more and more … Continue reading
Reading time: 2.5 minutes *SPOILER ALERT* // N.B. This is not a review Oh, Hollywood. Dear, naive Hollywood. Your most recent offering has just washed up on the shores of … Continue reading
Reading time: 1.5 minutes I wonder how many people nowadays hold membership for their local film rental store. Far fewer than ten years ago, that’s for certain. The practicality of … Continue reading
Reading time: 2 minutes Year of UK release: 2012 // Director: Asghar Farhadi // Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi // Starring: Golshifteh Farahani, Shahab Hosseini // Country: Iran Despite being released in … Continue reading