British Cinema’s Back Alleys and Byways: A Top 10

Anthony Nield takes a unique look at forgotten and little-seen British cinema throughout the last 70 years. From war propaganda in the 40s to violent and sexually explicit exploitation in the 70s to avant-garde and experimentation in the 80s and 90s, Anthony's...

Sam Riley out of control in Brighton Rock

Sam Riley - star of the critically acclaimed Control – returns in February for Rowan Joffe’s debut feature film Brighton Rock. The film was premiered in September at the Toronto Film Festival and will open in UK cinemas February 4th.

Review: Shallow Grave

Danny Boyle has been making great films ever since his debut. With the release of the director's latest 127 Hours Daniel Stephens looks back at Boyle's first feature film. Shallow Grave is about the disintegration of friendship under the strain of...

Review: The Queen

I can't say The Queen particularly inspired me in any sort of way. It was a well-made drama with some nicely-placed humour, but it was also like watching a very average soap-opera. It comes as little surprise it was nominated for Oscars - it steers clear of genre sensibilities,...