Classic novels. Classic music. Classic Coke. Classic humous. The word classic is thrown around a lot these days. Made a good joke? Classic. Bob get wasted at a party and pass out? Well that’s classic Bob! But then we have a special phrase which is almost exclusively reserved for film. The ‘Cult Classic’. A film which epitomises a genre or stands alone amongst fans as … Continue reading T2 Trainspotting – Review
Walking the glorious streets of Chelsea on a sun-soaked day, and you cannot miss the small 606 Jazz Club nestled in one of the great streets. Actually, you can. You really can. But it is a brilliant space nonetheless that captures a speakeasy vibe as you totter into an underground cove of musical treasure. Tightly spaced may allude to cramped and awkward seating postitions yet … Continue reading Live Jazz at 606 Club to Celebrate Miles Ahead.
Natalie Portman may be an Academy Award Winner, and she may be a household name, but she’s also fairly forgettable. Save for her exhilarating turn in Black Swan, her performances are never truly memorable, even in unforgettable films like Leon and V for Vendetta. I don’t think I’ve ever watched a Natalie Portman movie and not said “Oh yeah, Natalie Portman”. Sadly, all of the … Continue reading Jane Got a Gun – DVD & Blu-Ray review
Don Cheadle is a fiercely underrated actor. From Ocean’s Eleven to Captain America: Civil War (where he won MVP as Rhodey and you cannot deny it.) Cheadle has had the best career and that looks to continue with Miles Ahead. Miles Ahead focuses on the revival of acclaimed trumpeter Miles Davis and his return following on from a “silent period.” Teaming up with Rolling Stone … Continue reading Miles Ahead – Brand New Clips!
Trainspotting 2 has barely been filming and yet there has already been a teaser trailer. And set photos. And hints. And posters. And now we have yet another teaser trailer. The funny thing about this? We still know little about the upcoming film. Man, that’s how you tease! The aptly named T2 (which, by the way, doesn’t stand for the Terminator sequel which left me … Continue reading T2 – Brand New Teaser!
by Ren Zelen With the legion of fans garnered by the recent TV adaptation of novelist John Le Carre’s The Night Manager, now would seem to be a fortuitous time for distributors to be releasing Our Kind of Traitor, another adaptation which may serve to alleviating the pangs of ‘Le Carre withdrawal’. Our Kind of Traitor stars Ewan McGregor as Perry Makepeace, a quiet academic … Continue reading Our Kind of Traitor – Review