Comets – Review

https://youtu.be/TqNaurZL6Xg Directed by Tamar Shavgulidze Georgia / 2019 / 71 mins ★★★ What could have been, what might have been and all of the things we’ll never know; reflection and regrets are the final killers in life, looking back at the way we squandered moments and now come to realise their significance – perhaps no … Continue reading Comets – Review

Come True – Review

https://youtu.be/gK8JaaheT1g Screenplay & Directed by Anthony Scott Burns Story by Daniel Weissenberger Canada/2020/105mins ★★★★ Those unfortunate enough to experience night terrors, or are familiar with the histories fascination with sleep such as Henry Fuseli’s The Nightmare, will recognise the significant power held in our minds as we sleep. Escaping a nightmare is a life-long struggle, and when … Continue reading Come True – Review

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

Max Winslow & The House of Secrets – Review

https://youtu.be/EesMGylaMfE Written by Jeff Wild Directed by Sean Olson ★★★ Throughout 2020, being indoors has offered us the opportunity to explore the places we call home. To familiarise each nook and cranny, and know the inside of the door frames from the brickwork outside. For Max Winslow however, life is a little duller, and she … Continue reading Max Winslow & The House of Secrets – Review

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

https://youtu.be/E5MQnSEh9Uc Based on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus Written by Rona Munro Directed by Patricia Benecke Mary Shelley was a revolutionary of science-fiction and gothic horror. Attempting to pay her in kind, Rona Munro brings her usual visionary skills to open a personal chapter to Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. Notoriously difficult to adapt, Munro’s desire … Continue reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh