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When TV Show Become Movies

Being a massive fan of Steve Coogan’s Alan Partridge from his introduction on BBC Radio Four’s On the Hour, through Knowing, Me Knowing You and the near-perfect I’m Alan Partridge, the news that this sublime comic creation was to be made into a film didn’t...

Calvin Thomas & Yonah Lewis on The Oxbow Cure

The Oxbow Cure, the sophomore film by Calvin Thomas and Yonah Lewis (known as C&Y), is about Lena (Claudia Dey), a woman who retreats to a cabin in the middle of winter. She seeks solitude in the cold, desolate landscape in order to come to terms with a...

Top 10 phone calls gone wrong

Recent indie film Compliance is a chilling piece of cinema which dramatises the disturbing true-life experience of a young fast food chain employee terrorised by a prank caller posing as a police officer. It’s just the kind of movie that might make you question...

Top 10 awkward kisses

Kisses in the movies usually form the basis of a romantic climax tugging the heartstrings of the dreamy and the nausea glands of the cynical. How refreshing therefore that some films display kissing as a trial by awkwardness. Whether it’s smooching your own ma like...