“Ah-ha!” An exclamation that you won’t hear in this film. In Michael Winterbottom’s sublime The Trip, Steve Coogan’s critical version of himself moans ceaselessly to Rob Brydon that his dramatic opportunities are limited by a giant albatross around his neck with Alan Partridge’s face on it. Whether or not the [...]
The Royal Albert Hall will open its doors this New Year’s Eve for the first time since London welcomed in the...
Filth is a somewhat hysterical ride through the misdeeds and psychosis of Edinburgh detective sergeant Bruce Robertson...
Ron Howard is a puzzle. For every Apollo 13, there’s an Angels and Demons. He gave us Willow and Splash, and yet a...
“It’s horrible people doing unspeakable things to each other, slowly.” Tom Bangay reviews Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest film…Read more ›
You step off the dilapidated coach, warm trade winds kicking at the fedora you haggled for at the village market, and into your “resplendent” holiday villa-complex. Then you discover the brochure hadn’t been entirely truthful. You were promised El Dorado, the Mysterious City of Gold, and instead you got El [...]Read more ›
Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby is like a fast-spinning glitterball of excess on the cinema screen. With a beautiful cast of clothes horses, arty colourised B&W shots of New York streets and a thumping bass-heavy hip-hop soundtrack, this could easily have been a [...]Read more ›