Forget Churchill & Darkest Hour, Wallace & Gromit are Brexit Britain on the Big Screen

Since the release of rousing historical Churchill biopic Darkest Hour it’s been almost inseparable from Britain’s current European crisis; Brexit. Gary Oldman’s portrayal of Churchill has been met with standing ovations in cinemas,… Continue reading

Jonny’s Top Ten Films of 2017

If my calculations are correct, I’ve managed to sit through 59 films released in 2017. Being perpetually ‘between jobs’ has allowed me to catch-up on all those films that may have passed me… Continue reading

The Movie Men Podcast: Three Bastards Outside Eccles, Manchester

The Movie Men podcast returns in 2018 with a fresh coat of paint and renewed sense of pessimism! We start the year with a look at Golden Globe winner Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,… Continue reading

Blade Runner 2049 Review

Settling down to view Blade Runner 2049 at the Imax in Manchester, the preceding trailers appeared as a timely reminder of cinematic disappointment. Familiar blockbuster franchises beamed across the gigantic screen in new… Continue reading

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