Lion Spy – Review

https://youtu.be/faH-Pp1Sll0 Written & Directed by Rogue Rubin Australia/2022/76mins ★★★★ There’s something remarkable about the King of the Jungle. For one, you’d never find them in a Jungle. But the Lion, the cultural hegemonic symbol of the animal kingdom depicted in sculpture, art and literature as a persistent and encompassing symbol for centuries finds their existence … Continue reading Lion Spy – Review

Concept For a Film – Assembly Studios

Second Body - Concept for a Film, Assembly Studio 4, Edinburgh, 17th Aug 2022 © 2022 J.L. Preece We’ve all had those nights, especially the ex-film students among us, those nights of a few drinks, some nibbles, perhaps a few extra flavourings, and thought the same; this film idea could change the world. The difference … Continue reading Concept For a Film – Assembly Studios

Camping Trip – Review

https://youtu.be/q561Vqr8n70 Directed by Demian Fuica & Leonardo Fuica Written by Leonardo Fuica 2020/USA/115mins ★★ The feeling of freedom after the initial lockdown was a peculiar one. The fear was latent, but very much still there. Our desire to see others peaked, and our initial concerns about touching, embracing, and kissing others wilted at the sight … Continue reading Camping Trip – Review

American Werewolves

https://youtu.be/YPMr5a6ZwlI Directed by Seth Breedlove ★★ Each year, reports emerge across North America of a cryptid, a creature skulking the marshlands and forests of the country as far-reaching as Alaska. Yet, it is not the expectant Sasquatch or Bigfoot, but an upright canid, a Dogman, and endless reports of American Werewolves. Squaring up to these snarling … Continue reading American Werewolves

Elvis – Edinburgh Filmhouse

https://youtu.be/wBDLRvjHVOY Directed by Baz Luhrmann Written by Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell & Craig Pearce 2022/ USA/ 159 mins ★★★ 42. That’s the age Elvis Presley was at his death. Once the heartthrob of the world, reduced to a Vegas novelty. And nearly ten years since his last feature, the fairy-tale jukebox wonder that is Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis asks the … Continue reading Elvis – Edinburgh Filmhouse