God’s lonely men: Lou Bloom, Travis Bickle and Rupert Pupkin
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God’s lonely men: Lou Bloom, Travis Bickle and Rupert Pupkin

Artwork by Chloe Leeson Jake Gyllenhaal is one of the finest working actors today, and his performance in Nightcrawler certainly cements that. When seeing it for the first time, I was very much reminded of the character Travis Bickle, from Taxi Driver. Many critics have also remarked on how much Gyllenhaal’s performance echoes De Niro’s … Continue reading

REVIEW- Avengers: Age of Ultron: On AI’s, Superman knock-offs and ticking boxes
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REVIEW- Avengers: Age of Ultron: On AI’s, Superman knock-offs and ticking boxes

*WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS* With the massive success of the first Avengers film three years ago, the bar was set pretty high for its sequel, Age of Ultron. Following the events of Captain America: The Winter Solider, the film brought cinema’s most-loved superheroes together again – this time to fight artificial intelligence rather than a Nordic … Continue reading

FINDING FUNDING: Chaz Fulk & Jenn Stilley’s ‘Pallbearers’
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FINDING FUNDING: Chaz Fulk & Jenn Stilley’s ‘Pallbearers’

In October, couple film-makers Chaz Fulk and Jenn Stilley were featured in Part 5 of our Women In Horror Month Showcase with their short ‘A House in Walkertown. Now, the pair have completed their next film, ‘Pallbearers’. Pallbearers is set in 1920’s North Carolina and follows a young sharecropper who agrees to help a stranger carry … Continue reading

INTERVIEW- Tina Gharavi, director of ‘I Am Nasrine’ talks Jean-Michel Basquit, immigration and her industry advice
Interviews / Women Film-makers

INTERVIEW- Tina Gharavi, director of ‘I Am Nasrine’ talks Jean-Michel Basquit, immigration and her industry advice

Who are your favourite filmmakers, and what filmmakers inspired you to get into film? Films are inseparable from art. Making films is how humans respond to the world. It is our cave wall and for me, the biggest inspiration in my life has been great art; weather that is a Caravaggio, Jean-Michel Basquiat, or seeing … Continue reading