Category Archive: Films essays and Opinion

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #6 In Cold Blood

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #5 The Offence

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #4 Blue Velvet

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #3 12 Years a Slave

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #2 Point Blank

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

Cinema’s Greatest Scenes: #1 The Wild Bunch

Every Friday I’m going to be highlighting and analysing some of cinema’s greatest scenes, or sequences depending on your definition. Some will be familiar, etched indelibly into the iconography of cinema, while others… Continue reading

Mubi – Classic Films and Sharp Reviews

On top of my brutally long and rambling reviews here at The Latest Picture Show, I often smash out quick and concise reviews over on film streaming site Mubi. You may not have heard… Continue reading

Jonny’s Favourite Films of 2015

With the Oscars on the horizon (Sunday), I thought I’d share my obligatory ‘best of the year’ list, albeit fashionably late in late February. The tricky element of compiling this list was in… Continue reading

The Vaudevillian Heroes of Silent Film

One of cinema’s most enduring and iconic images is Harold Lloyd, donning his trademark boater and circular spectacles, hanging precariously from a clock face above bustling streets below. In this timely snapshot we… Continue reading

Life, Death and The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”  ― Mark Twain It’s a particularly odd facet of the human race… Continue reading