‘Secret Life’ Review Source – reelmockery.com Summary Secret Life is a 2007 British television movie, which aired on Channel 4. The movie follows the plight of Charlie (Matthew Macfadyen), who is a supposedly reformed child molester. If you’re unfamiliar with Macfadyen, you may mistake the film’s beginning for some type of documentary television series. The […]
Movie review: ‘The Double’ Author – Sam Ward Source – galleonnews.com Summary A comedy about alienation in a globalised service economy? A laugh out loud meditation on the fluidity and insecurity of modern identity? Somehow Richard Ayoade’s new offering,The Double, based on the Fyodor Dostoevsky story of the same name, manages to be both. There is a familiarity […]
SXSW 2014 review: The Possibilities Are Endless brings beauty from tragedy Author – Henry Barnes Source – Guardian.com James Hall and Edward Lovelace’s documentary about musician Edwyn Collins’s recovery from a stroke eschews conventional form to pitch us into the disorientating reality of his life ★★★★★ Summary There’s a brief blast of A Girl Like You before […]
TIFF 2013: The Double Review Author – Ian Gilchrist Source – heyuguys.co.uk Summary Writer/director Richard Ayoade continues his winning streak with his second theatrical feature The Double, a comic adaptation of Dostoevsky’s dark novella set in an unnamed dystopian world reminiscent of Terry Gilliam’s Brazil. As the twitchy, nervous Simon Jesse Eisenberg adds another neurotic oddball to […]
TIFF Review: Richard Ayoade’s Daring ‘The Double’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg & Mia Wasikowska Author – Kevin Jagernauth Source – indiewire.com Summary When Richard Ayoade arrived in 2010 with his charming tale of adolescence and young romance with the stylish “Submarine,” the picture was immediately greeted with rather reductive comparisons to Wes Anderson. It was an unfair assessment levelled at the […]
Submarine: Movie Two Hundred Fifty One Author – Andy Source – andywatchesmovies.com A “three totally sweet airbrushed vans out of five” review for Submarine by Andy from andywatchesmovies.com Summary Submarine is a film that I wanted to love before knowing much about it. I’m a sucker for indie movies and I’m a sucker for coming-of-age stories and I thought […]
A review of Pramface Season 1 from an american viewers point of view which was posted on britwatching.wordpress.com Pramface: Sixteen and pregnant, but British and funny.