Michael O’Shea’s “The Transfiguration” Is Brave, Original & Thought Provoking

There is no doubt The Transfiguration is a powerful piece of filmmaking both in terms of approach and subject matter...
Posted On 20 Apr 2017

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Review: An Education

Carey Mulligan is delightful in Brit coming-of-age drama An Education. It’s London, 1961. Jenny is stuck between childhood and adulthood. She excels at school and has a real chance of being accepted at the elite Oxford University. At home she sings to French...

Midnight Double Feature #3

Two classics from the 1980s for you in Midnight Double Feature #3. Teen angst and bad behaviour go just that little bit further in Michael Lehmann’s “Heathers” and Mark L. Lester’s “Class of 1984”. Both films look at teenager life in a way that would make John Hughes cower behind...

Top10Films Presents Classic Scenes #4

“Stand By Me” is one of the finest Stephen King book-to-screen adaptations ever made. Director Rob Reiner had a knack with King’s material as he also brilliantly brought “Misery” to the screen. In “Stand By Me”, a tale steeped in 1950s nostalgia, four childhood friends set off on...

The Goonies (Donner, 1985)

Companion review for Top 10 American Coming of Age Dramas In a suburban home, in a dusty dark attic, behind some damp old boxes, in a wooden picture frame lies the key to an adventure only dreams can create, but in Richard Donner’s wonderful 1985 ensemble film, the dream is...

Review: Stand By Me (Reiner, 1986)

Stephen King’s stories are extremely difficult to bring to the big screen. Not only because of such things as the complexity of the overall narrative, the multi-character plots, or the lack of a pivotal driving force; but the fact that most of his stories contain ‘horror’ that...

Review: Class (Carlino, 1983)

The 1980’s produced some of the best and most cherished coming-of-age, comedy-dramas to grace theatre screens, and it is these that the era is most fondly remembered for. George Lucas’ 1973 ensemble piece American Graffiti and Richard Linklater’s superb Dazed And Confused (made...
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