Glasgow Anew: Untold Stories and Transnational Perspectives, an exhibition exploring the idea of home. Continue reading The People Who Call Glasgow Home
My contribution to the 52 Films By Women campaign; a definitive list of female directed films. Continue reading 52 Films By Women: A Definitive List
Kathryn Bigelow’s grungy thriller, Strange Days, is worth a late night watch. Continue reading Strange Days Film Retrospective: Party Like It’s ’99
A vision of a world teetering on the brink of chaos, with no one to set it right. Continue reading Sicario (2015) Film Review: Idealism Vs. Realism
“It’s weird to feel like you miss someone you’re not even sure you know.” David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest. Continue reading Spinning Forever in Infinite Jest: The End of Tour (2015) Film Review
The contemporary sun sets on an old sort of story as Justified ends its 6-season run. It was unwatched, overlooked, and unloved, but it was arrogant too – it faced off criticism with a considerable show of strong and compelling … Continue reading The Sun Sets on the Golden Age of Television – Justified Retrospective
The recent death of Philip Seymour Hoffman at 43 was a shock and a blow to many. Hoffman left behind a substantial legacy in film. In memory of Mr. Hoffman here is a retrospective of some of his best performances. Some are obscure, some are well known, but in each Hoffman showcased his considerable talents, often alongside some of the biggest stars of his generation.
When people die the hidden things come out, those actions or vices that they never wanted shared become known. For Hoffman his battle with drug addiction was one that he lost and one that we are all now familiar with. His death was a shock to many but to his friends it arrived in perhaps the manner they had warned him about. Continue reading “Philip Seymour Hoffman – A Legacy In Film”