On the Couch: Examining a cinephile

In an attempt to discover where and when I was first overtaken by that most all-encompassing and endlessly satisfying of disorders, cinephilia, I’ve recently been reflecting on my early years. I can only apologise in advance for this incredibly narcissistic post, which might well prove more interesting for me as therapy than it will for…

By James Curnow

Sunshine: A Valentine’s Day letter to a film that deserves more love

A brief Valentine’s Day letter to a film that has received far less love than it deserves, Danny Boyle’s Sunshine (2007) – published early to keep the day for my long-suffering better half 😉 Dearest Sunshine, I am writing to you on Valentine’s Day to express my total dedication to your radiant power, and to…

By James Curnow

New Trailer: Lords of Salem

Horror is an incredibly difficult genre to do well. And while I’ve seen hundreds of horror films over the years in search of the ultimate terror experience, I would have to say that there have been very few that I would consider great. When I say great, I suppose I refer to those films that are…

By James Curnow