Ride the Eagle – Review

https://youtu.be/2UzyQ8QdpAM Written by Jake Johnson & Trent O'Donnell Directed by Trent O'Donnell USA/2021/88mins ★★★ It’s never too late to change or re-affirm a lost connection – even if one of them is recently deceased. Leif never had much of a relationship with his mother, Honey, the two drifting as she sought out her way in … Continue reading Ride the Eagle – Review

While At War – Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

https://youtu.be/r6SRiVrUlic Written by Alejandro Amenábar Directed by Alejandro Amenábar & Alejandro Hernández Spain/2019/107mins ★★★★ “Drain the swamp”. “Taking back control”. Or, in the case of Alejandro Amenábar's 2019 release While At War: “Long Live Death”. Amenábar searingly paints a sobering and sturdy (true) story of the tactics utilised at the onset of the Spanish Civil War to quash … Continue reading While At War – Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

Plan A – Review

https://youtu.be/FPP_304khFo Written & Directed by Yoav Paz & Doron Paz Germany & Israel/2021/109mins ★★ s millions celebrated the end of World War II, there’s a habit of conjuring this immediate image of the defeat of Hitler as a drawn curtain. In reality, for thousands of survivors of the Holocaust, returning Jewish communities found that, despite … Continue reading Plan A – Review

Cailleach – Mull Theatre & Sonder Circus

Written by Ashley Smith Directed by Beth Morton ★★★ Thrown open to the elements, the roots of Scottish Theatre are returning to the open plains of storytelling’s birth among the trees, fields and riverbanks. With the wildernesses of Mull and New Zealand as their backdrop, Mull Theatre and Scottish-based company Sonder Circus have produced a … Continue reading Cailleach – Mull Theatre & Sonder Circus

The ParaPod: A Very British Ghost Hunt

https://youtu.be/BsfEAAtZRDs Directed by Ian Boldsworth UK/2021/101mins ★★★★ We have a rather unique approach to the paranormal in this country, don’t we? It usually results in a few F-bombs and Scooby-Doo prats falls. Yet, our obsession with the supernatural and what lies beyond the veil is as ancient as it could possibly be. From Psychics to … Continue reading The ParaPod: A Very British Ghost Hunt