In Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal film, Psycho, Norman Bates romantically exclaims, “A boy’s best friend is his mother”…
Performed in the rounds, with performers spinning as often as the estate agent spins her lies, The Good Landlord is an immersive, intimate piece of theatre
Whilst the political landscape all over the world confuses and upsets people in equal measure, Adam McKay (Stepbrothers and The Big Short) decided the time was right to make a film about confusing and upsetting politics.
loving our families it is the sacrifice you make, but this emotional vortex is the central theme in Columbus.
The problem is that unlike Force Majeure that slowly unravelled from one moment, The Square focuses on scenes that show awkward moments, but without a narrative push to justify it.
If you are not cash or time rich, then going to the theatre can seem like a luxury. If you add to this a show that is impossible to predict and whose quality is not guaranteed, then the decision to see Austentatious could be difficult. It shouldn’t be.
It’s fair to say that the traditional romantic comedy has been on a downward spiral for at least a couple of decades, and arguably since Hollywood’s Golden age. In response to this, the clever folk in Tinsletown started making what I will call “Anti rom – coms”.
Are we as a planet ready for a film about a woman falling in love with a fish winning the Academy Award for best picture? (update: yes). I hope so.
Freaks and Geeks is that rare thing; a perfect television series. It was helped in part with being cancelled after just one eighteen episode season, allowing Paul Feig to finish the series in a way that shows the growth in the characters without falling into the narrative traps growth inevitably brings