Mulholland Drive.

Mulholland Drive.

The first time I saw Mulholland Drive was on a dim laptop screen in the back of a caravan. Even in this least cinematic of locations I found myself intoxicated by David Lynch’s chaotic meditation on the putrid nature of Hollywood. This weekend I finally saw it for the second time on a much larger screen as … Continue reading

Buffalo ’66.

Vincent Gallo has always been a controversial figure. He is remarkably unpopular with some particular critics and film writers and his dramatic criticism of legendary film critic Roger Ebert left Gallo lacking in credibility. His filmography is still quite young and fresh and there is room for growth. Having only directed a small handful of … Continue reading

John Hurt: A Top 8.

John Hurt, one of Britain’s most profound screen presences, has a cinematic portfolio that is filled with versatility and some really astonishing accomplishments. Here is a list of my personal favourite John Hurt performances. There are a number that will not surprise and the occasional one that may have been forgotten along the way. 8. Harry … Continue reading