An unsatisfying trip down the rabbit-hole.
The fervidly imaginative Tim Burton would appear to be a director well suited to delivering an update of the Lewis Carroll classic. First published as long ago as 1865, Alice in Wonderland has held its appeal for many reasons including its free...
Funny Hunter S. Thompson tribute lacks author's bite.
Hunter S. Thompson once wrote 'When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro". I first read that when I was a teen and had no idea what it meant. But, like so much of Thompson’s stuff, it was an imponderable, memorable, semi-wise sounding...
Fantastical tale of the reptile that conquered the Wild West.
Both a homage to Westerns and a spoof of the genre, Gore Verbinksi’s Rango is wildly subversive, surreal, uproariously funny, moving, visually stunning and a hugely inventive exercise in animation, packed with elements of Chinatown, The Wild...
While the film suffers from an initial over use of largely unnecessary film archive clips not featuring Strummer, it picks up brilliantly when digging into his later life and career.
Strummer: the Future is Unwritten is a fascinating rock documentary of the late, great Joe Strummer, lead singer of the Clash. The film documents his incredible life from his early years as the son of a foreign diplomat travelling the world, thr...