Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

March 7th, 2012

This lively documentary from director Alex Stapleton traces the remarkable career of one of America’s truly independent filmmakers. Responsible for over 350 films over the past century, it is a wonder that his professional life, which began in the mailrooms […]




This is Not a Film

February 23rd, 2012

Pay attention Iranian secret service. This is not a film. It’s just Mojtaba Mirtahmasb following a man around his apartment in Tehran with a camera. But it’s not a film. The man Mirtahmasb follows is going through a difficult time. […]




Hugo

December 5th, 2011

When discussing Martin Scorsese most people will cite his gangster flicks as their personal favourites, but although I’m a big fan of them I personally am most fond of his ventures into the past.  In my opinion, and I am […]




Taxi Driver

May 19th, 2011

Thirty five years ago Martin Scorsese’s tale of a psychotic Vietnam vet riding the streets of New York was released to fanfare and a Palme d’Or at Cannes. Since then the film has garnered a cult and mass following, with […]




Martin Scorsese Presents: Peeping Tom

November 15th, 2010

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho changed the landscape of horror cinema in 1960. A new sort of threat materialised when that cross-dressing psychopath painted a hotel bathroom in a curious shade of Janet Leigh. Gone were the lumbering monsters of the Universal’s […]