Why I Love… #68: Lost Highway

Year: 1997* Director: David Lynch Stars: Bill Pullman (Fred Madison), Patricia Arquette (Renee Madison / Alice Wakefield), Balthazar Getty (Pete Dayton), Robert Loggia (Mr Eddy / Dick Laurent), Robert Blake (Mystery Man), Gary Busey (Bill Dayton), Natasha Gregson Wagner (Sheila), Richard Pryor (Arnie). Genre: Mystery / Thriller / Neo Film-Noir I've gone the long way around on this one, …

Review: Exhibition

Director: Joanna Hogg Stars: Viv Albertine, Liam Gillick, Tom Hiddleston Space is a great concern in Joanna Hogg's Exhibition, in terms that are equal parts physical, psychological and, when looking at the film itself, structural. It tells the story of a couple, D (Viv Albertine) and H (Liam Gillick), both artists living in a beautiful, curious London …

Review: Godzilla (2014)

Director: Gareth Edwards Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Juliette Binoche Imagine you've organised a dinner party. You've kept the menu a surprise for your guests, but you've talked up your plans for the evening. Hopefully everyone invited is expecting a really great time. You're excited. Finally the night in question arrives; what all that meticulous crafting …

Review: Tom At The Farm

Director: Xavier Dolan Stars: Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Evelyne Brochu A storming a capella rendition of "Les Moulins De Mon Cœur" plays over Tom At The Farm's eye-catching aerial shot following a car between corn fields, just after the deliciously cryptic prologue. The singer is not just asking for our attention but full-throatedly demanding it. It's the first …

Review: Frank

Director: Leonard Abrahamson Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Domnhall Gleeson, Michael Fassbender I'm sitting here googling Chris Sievey, the musician and comedian made sporadically famous in the UK largely between the '70s and '90s for his creation Frank Sidebottom, feeling as though I'm coming at this knowledge from the wrong end. Having been in my teens in …