Filth (2013) Film Review

Lines of coke and moral lines have no meaning to dirty Edinburgh-based cop Bruce Robertson (McAvoy). Hard drinking, drug taking, and completely corrupt, Robertson will do whatever it takes to get the promotion to detective inspector. With his personal life in tatters, and his mind becoming increasingly warped, the chances of this new job role seem slim.

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Irvine Welsh had a lot to do with British cinema becoming more respected and less bland. In an industry dominated by smug London based love stories, Trainspotting arrived with Scottish infused dirt and anger. The drugs, the shitty toilets, and the lack of forward momentum were – ironically enough – refreshing cinema. Continue reading “Filth (2013) Film Review”