‘The Capote Tapes’ — Truman Capote By Those Who Knew

A common theme you’ll find in The Capote Tapes is that “every big party you went to, there was Truman.” A man so ingrained in the New York social stage, he was near untouchable—until the nature of his final, unpublished work came to light. In a selection of tapes from George Plimpton’s collection, we gain […]Read More

Did We Judge ‘The Goldfinch’ Too Harshly?

When I first watched The Goldfinch I, like many others, was incredibly disappointed with how it turned out. What was once a film that had everything going for it—a big name director in John Crowley, a great ensemble cast, literary merit in its source material—became nothing more than boring Oscar bait and a critical and […]Read More

Behind the Demon’s Door – The Demon’s Souls Remake’s Hidden

Since its release, the Demon’s Souls remake on the Playstation 5 has been garnering critical acclaim, introducing new players to an underrated classic and providing veterans with polished visuals and quality of life changes that only enhance the experience. However, one thing that has kept the player base perplexed has been a mysterious door hidden […]Read More

Nixon on Film: Is Cinema’s Most Controversial President About To

After what has been perhaps one of the most tumultuous election campaigns in modern U.S. history—and one that continues to cause division across the country—the people have elected Joe Biden to be the next President of the United States. However, incumbent President Trump is not going down without a fight, and I imagine his leaving […]Read More

First Look At ‘Nomadland’ Starring Frances McDormand

With the festival circuit and the film industry as a whole attempting to adapt and steadily pick up the pieces following wide-spread lockdown, Chloé Zhao’s second feature has been teased with a trailer lasting less than a minute. Already beginning to garner rave reviews from the Toronto International Film Festival, Nomadland, its director and lead […]Read More

First Trailer Released for Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

After being teased for months with test screenings, publicity photographs and leaked behind-the-scenes images, The Batman‘s trailer has finally dropped at the DC Fandome, with our first look at Robert Pattinson’s fresh foray as our man behind the cowl. Set to Nirvana’s haunting song “Something in the Way” to establish the melancholic mood, the trailer […]Read More

Film: First 10 – Parasite

The first ten pages of a film are of fundamental importance – Jack Roberts explores what Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite does with this all-important slither of time. In February 2020, Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite made history by becoming the first non-English language film to with Best Picture at the Academy Awards, alongside its already established list of […]Read More

Gaming News: ‘Silent Hill’ Coming to ‘Dead by Daylight’

Coinciding with its four year anniversary celebrations, ‘Dead by Daylight’ has announced its latest update. In a livestream hosted by the game’s director, Matthew Cote of Behaviour Studios, the new chapter has been revealed to be a crossover collaboration with Konami in the form of ‘Silent Hill’. It will feature the iconic Pyramid Head and […]Read More

Gaming News: The Last of Us II Leaks

After a seven-year wait since the original, four years since the announcement and numerous delays, including an indefinite one as a result of Covid-19, the anticipation for The Last of Us Part 2 may have finally been dashed, as major plot details, screenshots and cutscenes have been leaked. Don’t worry, for the sake of those […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Top Films of the Decade: Jack Roberts

Tangerine With the many technological advances that have graced our phones during the last decade, it was only a matter of time when someone would use them for cinematic purposes. Give a person a camera and they will film. Tangerine is the product of three iPhone 5S phones being used to create a feature-length movie, directed […]Read More

Film News: Anna Karina Dies aged 79

“Her gaze was the gaze of the New Wave. It will remain so forever […] Today, French cinema is an orphan. It loses one of its legends.” That was the summation by Franck Reister, Culture Minister of France, on the impact of French New Wave icon, Anna Karina, who has died at the age of […]Read More