The Rejection Of The Subtitles

As a film student, I’m constantly forcing cinematic experiences on friends and family whether they like it or not. The majority of the time they are interested in the film and will enjoy watching it; unfortunately one arena of cinema is consistently shunned by those I try to share it with. Foreign language films are … Continue reading

Salò: Or The 120 Days Of Sodom

1975 Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini – Written by Sergio Citti Starring: Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Aldo Valletti and Umberto Paolo Quintavalle Salò was made by a Pier Paolo Pasolini back in 1975. It’s a somewhat typical film for him, although he definitely went a few steps further for his last work. As example, Pigsty … Continue reading

Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World

2012 Directed by Lorene Scafaria – Written by Lorene Scafaria Starring: Steve Carell and Keira Knightley Seeking A Friend is written and directed by Lorene Scafaria and follows Dodge (Steve Carell) as his wife leaves him on discovery that the world is going to end. Scared that he will be alone, Dodge teams up with … Continue reading

The Descendants

2011 Directed by Alexander Payne – Written by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash Starring: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller and Nick Krause This film tells a story about a man called Matt King (George Clooney) whose life is not at its greatest point. His wife had a serious boating accident, discovers she … Continue reading

Lawrence Of Arabia [Re-Release]

1962 Directed by David Lean – Written by Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson Starring: Peter O’Toole, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins and Alec Guinness Long, majestic and stunning are words normally associated with this film but the one that suits it best is epic. Epic because there had been no films like this before … Continue reading

On The Edge Films

All articles and reviews below this point were written for On The Edge Films. On The Edge Films are another small film blog, run by students, trying to make their way in the world of internet. I used to write for them but left due to differences in opinion over what the blog should be … Continue reading

The Justice League – Set To Fail?

After years of stops and starts there has finally been a definite green light given to a Justice League movie, DC’s equivalent of Marvel’s Avengers, set for the summer of 2015. It’s not surprising really, with The Avengers (2012) and all it’s affiliated films doing outrageously well with still more to come can you blame … Continue reading

Gareth Evans

Something we like to celebrate here is home grown talent, we all believe this little island of ours is packed with great film makers – Alfred Hitchcock? Ridley Scott? Danny Boyle? Malcolm Le Grice? Ken Loach? Robert W. Paul? Charlie Chaplin? Mike Leigh? And these are just directors off the top of my head, we … Continue reading

American Late Releases

I grew up with the pain of having to sit by and endure that awful torture when a film is released over in America, then we over here are bombarded with teasers and spoilers until we get our opening date. But it seems no more – why? ‘The Avengers’, ‘Prometheus’, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘The … Continue reading

Ill Manors

2012 Directed by Ben Drew – Written by Ben Drew Starring: Riz Ahmed, Ed Skrein, Natalie Press, Anouska Mond and Mem Ferda It’s always nice to see a British film, even if a lot tend to be like this one at the moment. This most recent instalment comes from writer / director Ben Drew, better … Continue reading