It Review

The opening segment of director Andy Muschietti’s adaptation of It filled me with sheer dread. Yet, as Georgie’s paper boat slides inevitably towards that dark abyss of the storm drain my gut wasn’t… Continue reading

England is Mine Review

Portraying a character as famously (or perhaps infamously?) defiant, inimitable and enigmatic as Morrissey on screen was always likely to rattle a few bones and enflame a few eye brows. Most troublesome is… Continue reading

Jawbone Review

Stanley Kubrick supposedly once said; “everything has already been done, every story has been told every scene has been shot, it’s our job to do it one better”. For the boxing film, it… Continue reading

The Latest Picture Show’s Definitive Top 11 Films of 2016

It may be February, but it’s never too late for an end of year list…is it? Well, I’ve finally got my arse into gear to release The Latest Picture Show’s definitive list of… Continue reading

T2: Trainspotting Review

Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, or so the old quip goes. We’ve always been obsessed by what’s been and gone, but rarely has the present’s entanglement with the past felt so… Continue reading

The Girl on the Train Review

Cinema rarely paints train travel to be the unreliable and tedious slog that it really is. Strangers on a Train, The Great Train Robbery, Murder on the Orient Express, Brief Encounter and Double Indemnity… Continue reading

THE NEW MOVIE MEN PODCAST – Hell or High Water, Outlaws & Those Guys From Rush Hour

The Movie Men return to ride off into the sunset in search of Hell or High Water. We’re also re-evaluating the 1969 classic Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid and pondering film’s greatest… Continue reading

Fat City: John Huston’s Body Blow to Boxing Films

Boxing films, you know the script. The working class everyman down-on-his-luck battles against the avalanche of odds to hook, jab and uppercut his way to the top triumphantly. It doesn’t matter if it’s grief,… Continue reading

THE NEW MOVIE MEN PODCAST – SAUSAGE PARTY, AMERICA (FUCK YEAH!) & THE BEST 21st CENTURY FILM

The Movie Men enjoyed a total sausage fest this week with Seth Rogan’s obscene animation – but the question remains, is Sausage Party a meat feast or a bit of a dog’s dinner? This week we’re… Continue reading