One of the grimmest movie experiences of recent years re-examined.
You Are What You Watch: How ‘Diet Reality’ Gave Us Super-Sized Misery
Sickbags at the ready as we delve further into the world of hypocritical, exploitative and sensationalist ‘self-improvement’ television.
Saving Santa – Christmas Animation For Children Who Are On The Naughty List
A cynical slice of festive entertainment that will be as welcome as a lump of coal or a visit from the Krampus for most kids.
Movie 43 – Was It Really That Bad?
The most hated film of the 2010s now feels even more out of time than ever – but was it actually as awful as you have been told?
Classic Albums Revisited: HK119’s Imaginature
A psychedelic, conceptual study of nature and mystery from a unique and vital artist.
The Obscenity Trials Of The Century
Two high-profile British trials in 2012 attempted to draw a line in the sand over what was acceptable sexual behaviour between consensual adults.
Shudder Originals And The Great Reset In How We Consume Movies
Examining a collection of Shudder Originals while pondering how the streaming revolution feels more like a return to the norm than a giant leap forward.
Heads You Lose: The Strange World Of Murder Me, Monster
A crime investigation meets an incredibly strange creature in an oddly brilliant Argentinian curio.
Splendid Isolation – The Ghosts And Mysteries Of A Reckoning
The great lost film of modern British cinema emerges into the light.
Claire Denis And Bastards
The always-controversial director’s nihilistic neo-noir reassessed.
Paradise Love Lost: Ulrich Seidl’s Tale Of Frustration And Desire
Ulrich Seidl’s controversial exploration of middle-aged lust and mutual exploitation re-examined.
An Invitation That’s Easy To Refuse
Karyn Kusama’s plodding paranoid religious cult thriller is an example of more being decidedly less.