Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 24 October 2009 Comments Off

I have mixed feelings about Terry Gilliam. While I like a lot of his films, and love a couple of them, I can’t help feeling that he’s not quite the artistic martyr his fans make him out to be…

By Mark Clapham on 08 December 2003 Comments Off

This is a bad, bad film.

By Mark Clapham on 13 July 2003 Comments Off

Seen ‘Hulk’? Need something to fill the yawning gap between now and the next Marvel movie, ‘The Punisher’, comes out next year?

By Stephen Lavington on 06 April 2003 Comments Off

The ‘real time’ picture has a chequered history. Hitchcock’s ‘Rope’ is known as his ‘one-take film’. Of course, in reality, several takes were carefully edited together using shots

By Jim Smith on 05 July 2002 Comments Off

When exquisite washed-out photography and peerless framing combine with a man talking at length about the value of family life, there can be surely no doubt at all about whose personal universe you’re in.