Monthly Archive: March, 2018

The Movie Men Podcast: Annihilation Men

The Movie Men are back and, though we love cinemas, this week turn our attentions to mind-bending Netflix Sci-Fi Annihilation. Is Alex Garland’s film the new Stalker or more like an Aliens cast-off? This week we also discuss… Continue reading

“Servant? I’m nobody’s servant!” How Joseph Losey’s ‘The Servant’ Became a Class Above the British New Wave

By the time of The Servant’s release in November 1963, the so-called ‘British New Wave’ was in its final throws, huffing and puffing like the chimney stacks that littered its films. Starting with… Continue reading

The Latest Picture Show’s Guide to the Oscars 2018

With the 90th Academy Awards, or Oscars, this Sunday it would be rude not to use my lack of authority to cast a judging eye over proceedings. With the cultural and political shifts… Continue reading

The Movie Men Podcast: Lady Bird & The Tramps

The latest instalment of the world famous Movie Men Podcast reviews Gerta Gerwig’s coming-of-age tale Lady Bird, assess the winners and losers at this year’s Oscars, and involves a thrilling quiz about cinematic insects…bring on… Continue reading