I apologise for the lateness of the newsletter this week. Please enjoy :) There are some scenes [sequences] in films that dominate the film. They stand out as ‘better’ than the film they’re in. And I think the marker of one of these kinds of scenes is that they maintain their…
When you decide to watch a film there are two choices. See something new or revisit an old favourite. If you opt for the later you’re usually pulled in…
This is more of a filmmaker focused newsletter but this week the spot light falls on a performer. Someone who constantly delivers no matter what the…
I have vivid memories of me asking my brother to say when a scene was over so I could look back at the screen. And 90 percent of the time, that reaction…
2
M. Night is a filmmaker who was once hailed as the new Speilberg. He then fell out of favour for a while but now in recent years he’s made a comeback by…
Continuing the thread from last week are two more ‘horror’ films with two short scenes from each. Friedkin maintains he never set out to make a horror…
It’s approaching the classic scary film time of the year. It’s really interesting to watch and think why they scare us. What is it about them that…
This week I’ve been at the London Film Festival - lots of great films, but there’s lots being written about them everywhere, so instead I’m going to…
See all

Video Shop