“I deeply related to her” – Isabelle Huppert talks Elle

Pitching Paul Verhoeven’s latest dark thriller is somewhat tricky. Elle, starring the immutable Isabelle Huppert, is a rape revenge tale with a sarcastic and often funny undertone, revolving around  Michele – a woman who takes back control after being attacked in her own home. Earning critical acclaim as well as copious awards, mainly for Huppert’s stellar work, Elle is a riveting and richly layered piece … Continue reading “I deeply related to her” – Isabelle Huppert talks Elle

“Why Can’t You Make Nice Romances?” – Ben Parker speaks The Chamber

Film is about exploration. Whether that’s exploring your identity or your goals and dreams, the stories that we put on the big screen are usually an unearthed element of ourselves, especially as filmmakers and writers. For Ben Parker, director of chilling thriller The Chamber, he used film to explore his fear – claustrophobia. The film revolves around a military mission that goes awry causing a … Continue reading “Why Can’t You Make Nice Romances?” – Ben Parker speaks The Chamber

Looking Back…King Kong (1933)

King Kong is a staple of monster movie history; that 25 foot ape has been rampant on our screens for over 80 years, often with Ann Darrow, sometimes with Godzilla, once with Jeff Bridges. Yet another adaptation is hitting our screens this week with Kong: Skull Island, starring Brie Larson and Tom Hiddlestone, so what better time to revisit a couple of Kong’s most popular … Continue reading Looking Back…King Kong (1933)

International Women’s Day: Our Favourite Influential Female Characters

Happy International Women’s Day to everyone! Today we celebrate everything glorious about womanhood. From your mother and your best friend to the influencers and the ground-breakers. The kind, the generous, the loving, the ambitious, the fearless, the determined, the grand, the just, and the absolute glorious goddess we deal with day to day! We urge everyone to celebrate a woman today and strive to make … Continue reading International Women’s Day: Our Favourite Influential Female Characters

The Best Of… Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is pretty much a British icon. He is the epitome of the talent we show to the world. Posh, goofy, weirdly good-looking, nice, and greatly talented, Cumberbatch has reached great heights here and in Hollywood with all his work. Playing iconic roles such as Stephen Hawking, Sherlock Holmes, and Doctor Strange,  Cumberbatch is one of the finest actors around. To celebrate the release … Continue reading The Best Of… Benedict Cumberbatch

World Book Day: 4 Great Films About Books

It’s World Book Day.  And who hasn’t grown up without books in their lives? Not filmmakers, anyway, as Hollywood has been plunging into old texts and pulling out blockbuster movies or series. In fact, it has become the staple of movie makers these days, especially with an abundance of young adult fiction getting translated into young adult movies to please the young adult audiences everywhere. … Continue reading World Book Day: 4 Great Films About Books