With the release of Everyone’s Going To Die, Simon Childs Chats To The  Jones Collective
Jul17

With the release of Everyone’s Going To Die, Simon Childs Chats To The Jones Collective

With the release of Everybody’s Going To Die, the Jones collective’s first fantastic feature length film, I got the chance to sit down and ask them a few questions about the making of it, the themes behind it and get to hear about their upcoming work. If you haven’t read my review of the film, the link is here. Where did the inspiration for Everyone’s Going To Die come from?   So many places. Movies we like. Life....

Read More
Tin (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr17

Tin (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

  Dir. Bill Scott, UK, 2014, 94 mins Cast: Ben Dyson, Jason Squibb, Dean Nolan, Steve Jacobs, Jenny Agutter, Dudley Sutton, Benjamin Luxon Tin is an interesting and new proposition from a partnership of Cornish talents, but the transition from theatre to film has not been entirely successful… The film begins in 1890, in a small Cornish town, where life revolves around the mining industry, and business is conducted behind closed...

Read More
Glassland (15)  Close-Up Film Review
Apr16

Glassland (15) Close-Up Film Review

  Dir. Gerard Barrett, UK, 2014, 93 mins Cast: Toni Collette, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter Glassland moves at a glacial pace, but is never dull. The title hints at the fragility of each of the characters’ lives, and the environment which they occupy – they teeter on the edge throughout, always clinging to some semblance of a routine, or, failing that, escapist behaviours which numb them from their daily existence: alcohol, computer...

Read More
Frequencies (12) Home Ents Review
Apr13

Frequencies (12) Home Ents Review

Dir. Darren Paul Fisher, UK, 2013, 105 mins Cast: Daniel Fraser, Eleanor Wyld, David Broughton-Davies It’s a real shame to see grand ideas caged by a limited budget, but that’s exactly what’s happened with this British sci-fi romance. Frequencies is set in an alternative universe where everyone’s luck is measured by  ‘frequency’. People with a high frequency are lucky, prosperous and a whole host of other positive things; whereas,...

Read More
Shaun the Sheep: Picture Perfect (U) Home Ents Review
Apr11

Shaun the Sheep: Picture Perfect (U) Home Ents Review

Dir. Various, UK, 2015, UK, 77 mins Cast (Voice): Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes Since his debut 20(!) years ago in the Wallace and Gromit short film A Close Shave, Shaun the Sheep has been star of his own television series since 2007, as well as a 2015 full length feature film (Shaun the Sheep: The Movie). Picture Perfect represents a slice of 10 episodes from the fourth series of Shaun the Sheep. Business on Mossy Bottom Farm is very...

Read More