Author Archives: Paul Gallagher

Alice in Wonderland

Mar 5th, 2010 | by Paul Gallagher

In the words of The Big Lebowski, “sometimes, there’s a man”. And if there was ever a director well-matched to


Noel Clarke Interview: 4.3.2.1 Go!

Feb 6th, 2010 | by Paul Gallagher

Discussing the influences for his new film 4.3.2.1, writer, co-director and actor Noel Clarke offers some surprising reference points. “Sideways,


Astro Boy

Feb 5th, 2010 | by Paul Gallagher

Loosely rooted in a classic Japanese comics series, Astro Boy is an animated tale set in that future that currently


The Boys Are Back

Jan 22nd, 2010 | by Paul Gallagher

The title is misleading, as it’s not actually the boys who have gone missing; it’s the girls. In fact, it’s


Cracks

Dec 5th, 2009 | by Paul Gallagher

A remote girls boarding school in 1930s Ireland (though you wouldn’t know it from the RP accents) is the idyllic


Law Abiding Citizen

Nov 27th, 2009 | by Paul Gallagher

This slab of big, dumb, glossy pap has an interesting idea at its core. The innocent man wronged is a


Nativity!

Nov 27th, 2009 | by Paul Gallagher

This is a very likeable film from Confetti director Debbie Isitt; a piece of festive fun that will genuinely keep


A Serious Man

Nov 20th, 2009 | by Paul Gallagher

A reference to Rabbinic Judaism may seem an odd place to start a review of the new Coen Brothers movie,



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