Documentaries are still a hard sell. No matter how many quotes from glowing reviews or emblems from esteemed festivals are thrown on to the poster, it seems the majority of cinemagoers are still not convinced that documentaries are worth the increasingly expensive trip to the cinema. Senna, however, is a documentary that has slowly subverted expectation. Many Hollywood films still struggle to...
Skip forward to 4:20 and you can see Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu respond to a question I asked about ‘Biutiful’ at the London Film Festival last year. Amazing film, and a truly individual Director. Ben
‘3D is a fad’– - Wally Pfister
Review: X-Men: First Class
Fast-paced, funny (‘go fuck yourself’), stylish and intense, X-Men ticks all of the boxes for action and entertainment. McAvoy and Fassbender are as enjoyable as ever in their bromance-turned-enemy relationship but unfortunately there are too many mutants to allow them all the same amount of screen time. The real star here, though, is the always underrated Kevin Bacon in his turn as...