Monthly Archives: January 2011
Documentary, as a genre distinct from fiction, does not exist. This is a conclusion I’ve come to via two recent interviews which appeared on the excellent Guardian Film Weekly podcast. The first was with Nev Schulman, co-creator and star … Continue reading
Oh Alec! Oh Laura! Oh.
This indie anti-romance arrives in UK cinemas on a wave of hype, having gone down a storm at the Sundance Film Festival and attracted lavish praise for its two principal actors, Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling. They play Cindy and … Continue reading
Danny Boyle’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire starts with a flurry of activity, split screens and pounding music. As the credits play, Aron Ralston – climber, thrillseeker – jumps out of bed, gets in his car, jumps out of the … Continue reading
Smile for this camera? Unlikely.