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A Love Letter to ‘Chungking Express’

With the works of Wong Kar-Wai recently treated to a new 4K restoration, no time is better than now to fall in love with the director’s dreamlike world. Tommy James breaks down his favourite: the lovesick classic Chungking Express. I remember watching Chungking Express for the first time in film class. It was a scratchy […]Read More

Hugh Jackman And Laura Dern To Star In ‘The Son’

Award-winning actors Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern will star in the upcoming film The Son, writer-director Florian Zeller’s follow up to his Oscar-nominated and BAFTA winning movie The Father. Written for the screen by Zeller and Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons), The Son is an adaptation of Zeller’s acclaimed stage play. The film will tell the […]Read More

‘Run’ A Tense and Refreshing Thriller: Review

Run opens with a flashback scene, something this film makes use of frequently. We see an upset Diane Sherman (Sarah Paulson) after giving birth to a premature baby. Then we are propelled into the present day, seeing Diane and her 17-year-old daughter, Chloe (Kiera Allen). From the offset, a fast and jarring pace is set. […]Read More

Cast Announced For Adaptation Of ‘Are You There God? It’s

One half of the gifted Safdie Brothers duo, Benny Safdie, will join award-winning actress Rachel McAdams in an adaption of Judy Blume’s 1970 novel Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. Directed by The Edge of Seventeen’s Kelly Fremon Craig, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret is an adaptation of Blume’s classic coming-of-age tale […]Read More

Movie Monday: ‘Before I Fall’

Movie Monday: Film Recommendations By Our Contributors Death is an intriguing concept: it’s inevitable, yet we don’t know much about it until it eventually happens. Will the world just fall silent and go dark? Will we know that it’s coming, or will it be instant? For me, death is a concept that the Netflix original […]Read More

Trailer Released For FBI Thriller ‘Above Suspicion’

A new trailer was released last week for action-packed thriller Above Suspicion, starring Emilia Clarke and Jack Huston. The film was announced in 2016 during the Cannes Film Festival. Above Suspicion is based on the true story of Susan Smith (Clarke), who in 1989 became the first known person to be murdered by an FBI […]Read More

Trailer Released For Netflix Horror ‘Things Heard And Seen’

Netflix recently dropped its creepy trailer for upcoming horror film Things Heard and Seen. The gothic tale stars Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!) and James Norton (Grantchester). Things Heard And Seen is an adaptation of Elizabeth Brundage’s novel All Things Cease to Appear. Seyfried portrays a young artist named Catherine, while Norton takes on the role […]Read More

Trailer Released For ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’

On Saturday, Warner Bros. dropped the first trailer for Malcolm D Lee’s Space Jam: A New Legacy. The film is a greatly anticipated sequel to the highest-grossing basketball film of all time, Space Jam, released 25 years ago. Los Angeles Lakers basketball star LeBron James will be replacing former protagonist and NBA superstar, Michael Jordan, in […]Read More

The Indiependent’s Favourite Films To Watch In Spring

As the first buds begin to bloom, nature is waking up from the cold and bestowing its beauty upon us once more. Our contributors talk through some of their favourite evocations of spring on the silver screen, from the bluebell-laden landscapes of Bright Star to the disconcerting floral nightmare of Midsommar. Bright Star (2009) Spring […]Read More

Movie Monday: ‘Empire Records’

“Damn the man! Save the Empire!’ floppy-haired stoner Mark shouts over the reporter who broadcasts the closure of Empire Records, an independent record store to rival any of nineties middle America. His straightforward cry encapsulates Empire Record’s (1995) spirit - one of adolescent rebellion and unquestioning enthusiasm.Read More

Derry Girls Star Cast In Superhero Film ‘The Flash’

Acclaimed actress Saoirse-Monica Jackson is set to appear in DC’s upcoming film The Flash. Best known for her portrayal of character Erin Quinn in popular Channel 4 comedy Derry Girls, the 27 year–old Irish actor has been cast in the upcoming comic book adaptation. Other actors cast alongside her include Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting), […]Read More