02nd Jan2017

‘Broadway Danny Rose’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Forte | Written and Directed by Woody Allen A clutch of comedians chat in a New York cafe, sharing stories about a legendary theatrical manager named Danny Rose (Woody Allen). A quirky fellow, Rose liked to throw his weight behind dead-end novelty acts: one-armed jugglers, one-legged tapdancers, and wine […]

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02nd Jan2017

‘The Purple Rose of Cairo’ Blu-ray Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello | Written and Directed by Woody Allen Sumptuously designed and realised, Woody Allen’s 1985 fable didn’t exactly set the box office alight and isn’t always cited as a classic. Yet Allen, here drawing upon his dual-coast adorations for New York and Hollywood, himself regards Purple Rose as a […]

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19th Oct2016

13 Actors that turned Director and won

by Phil Wheat

In the golden age of movies, big name actors would often direct and produce their own movies. Spending 16 hour days on a film set is sure to teach you a thing or two about filmmaking and in some cases, this helps actors make the best directors. With the Cambridge Film Festival coming up, Cambridge […]

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22nd Sep2016

‘Cafe Society’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott, Sheryl Lee | Written and Directed by Woody Allen Woody Allen is the kind of director that has cemented a style that is his very own. When the opening music begins to play and the letters appear on the screen you know that you’re about to […]

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09th Mar2016

The History of Bad Ideas – Episode 114: Introducing Kylo Rick!

by Phil Wheat

Emanating from their studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, The History of Bad Ideas sees hosts Jason, Jeff and Blake talk about all things geeky on their podcast. Whether it’s rumours of the latest comic book movies, debating who really is the worst villain of all time, discussing the latest comic issues or just wondering about life […]

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24th Dec2013

Rewind: ‘Midnight in Paris’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Kurt Fuller, Mimi Kennedy, Michael Sheen, Nina Arianda, Carla Bruni | Written and Directed by Woody Allen I must begin by saying that I usually write reviews blind, not seeing the film on numerous occassions and trying to be fully “in-the-middle” before writing, so as not to seem […]

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