Minutiae: The Kubrickian Cut in Heaven Knows What

Josh and Benny Safdie's Heaven Knows What didn't make much noise when it landed in the UK. Indeed, none of the duo's films quite managed to break into public consciousness until Robert Pattinson starred for them in 2017's Good Time, and even then the fanfare generally remained squarely within the cinephile community waiting to embrace it. That's … Continue reading Minutiae: The Kubrickian Cut in Heaven Knows What

List: My 301 Favourite Movies (20-1)

Day Five. The top 20. My desert island films. I could watch pretty much any of these films any time. The reasons for their appeal vary; I'll get into that a little bit. But these are the ones that, for whatever reason, stir my spaghetti. Okay, enough prerequisite preamble. Let's just do this! 20. The … Continue reading List: My 301 Favourite Movies (20-1)

Why I Love… #22: 2001 A Space Odyssey

Year: 1968 Director: Stanley Kubrick Stars: Keir Dullea (Dr Dave Bowman), Gary Lockwood (Dr Frank Poole), William Sylvester (Dr Heywood Floyd), Douglas Rain (Voice of HAL-9000), Leonard Rossiter (Dr Andrei Smyslov) Genre: Science Fiction Where the fuck do you start with this? Like the mysterious monoliths that signal key shifts in the film’s drama, 2001: … Continue reading Why I Love… #22: 2001 A Space Odyssey