Is the Oscar Statue a Joke?
Features

Is the Oscar Statue a Joke?

It’s January, and that means one thing in movie world – Oscar nomination day. Always an exciting day in the industry, its the time when journalists around the glove list their predictions before questioning the incoming nominations. There are always certain dead-sets – this year, probably The Grand Budapest Hotel, Gone Girl, Birdman – and sometimes, … Continue reading

The Bling Ring
Comedy / Films

The Bling Ring

Sofia Coppola has always been concerned by the lifestyles of the wealthy, casting a casual eye over the disaffected and disaffecting world in which the upper classes live. Her movies – Marie Antonette, and Lost in Translation – tend to focus on the semi-absurdity of wealth and fame, often using money and status as a … Continue reading

Mulholland Drive
Drama / Films / Thriller

Mulholland Drive

David Lynch is one of the world’s most unique filmmakers, crafting unusual, dream-like movies, heavy on symbolism and atmosphere. Mulholland Drive is perhaps his greatest movie, second only to Blue Velvet; it’s a tormented, erotic, neo-noir fantasy, and it’s fascinating to watch. The movie actually started life as a television show – ABC wanted another Twin Peaks, and commissioned Lynch … Continue reading