In The Shadows – Glasgow Film Festival

https://youtu.be/dScZqPsDGT0 Written & Directed by Erdem Tepegoz Turkey/ 2020/ 94 mins ★★★ Cogs in an endless machine, set in a dystopian world of undefined time or place, factory workers follow one simple creed – obey the system. They work, they rest, they work again; all under the constant supervision of small muffled-voiced cameras. This is … Continue reading In The Shadows – Glasgow Film Festival

Iorram (Boat Song) – Glasgow Film Festival

https://youtu.be/7M7_DVRlkYw Directed by Alastair Cole UK/ 2021/ 98 mins ★★★★ The Scottish fishing industry is in a position of political peacocking at present, a livelihood to throw around and place on a pedestal. But for the residents of the Island of Barra, fishing is more than an economic foundation – it is their heritage. But … Continue reading Iorram (Boat Song) – Glasgow Film Festival

The Return – The Cockpit

Created by Natasha Stanic Mann ★★★ A profoundly personal story, The Return questions our freedom of choice and asks how much of our lives are influenced by culture, past, and of course, family history. The production moves over generations, some ravaged by war, some seeking solace in a new land – all culminating as theatre producer Natasha … Continue reading The Return – The Cockpit

Butchers – Review

https://youtu.be/KjSs_b4ZBKI Written by Adrian langley Directed by Adrian Langley & Daniel Weissenberger Canada/2021/94mins ★★ Stop us if you’ve heard this one; four teens breakdown in the sticks of nowhere, one pair search for a phone as the others wait behind. In the overgrowth, something watches, something cruel, archaic and hungry. Butchers sharpens itself on the skeletons of … Continue reading Butchers – Review

Manimals – Greenwich Theatre

Writen by Michelle Hudson Directed by Flo O’Mahony ★★★★ Dating sucks. It sucks at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic. The intricacies of figuring out what the other person really wants, and if that’s even them in the picture sum the experience most of us have with online and app-based dating. But hey, for … Continue reading Manimals – Greenwich Theatre