Monthly Archives: January 2012

Film Review – Young Adult

Beauty’s a beast as Charlize Theron turns bitchiness into an art Young Adult opens with the sound of sobbing, though it certainly ain’t the boohooing of hard-faced hack Mavis Gary. It’s coming from a reality show, and it’s in front … Continue reading

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BAFTA Nominations 2012 – A Whinge

No wonder she’s depressed: According to BAFTA, We Need to Talk About Kevin isn’t a patch on The Help If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times – 2011/12 was a shit hot year for British film. … Continue reading

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Film Review – Shame

“I find you disgusting. I find you inconsolable. I find you evasive.” A piece of precision filmmaking, remarkable in its ability to turn sex into astringent commentary, Shame is the arresting second feature from director Steve McQueen. It reveals, with … Continue reading

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