EEFF 2014 Film Review – Palo Alto (2013)

Based on the James Franco penned short stories book of the same name, Palo Alto focuses on the lives of teenagers April (Emma Roberts), Fred (Nat Wolff) Teddy  (Jack Kilmer – relative newcomer and yes Val Kilmer’s son) and Emily (Zoe Levin) as they make their way through teenage life, partying, working in libraries, messing…

Film Review – God Help The Girl

God Help The Girl has a relatively long history, starting with Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch first writing a song in 2003. Straight away he knew this wasn’t a Belle and Sebastian song, and felt it was destined for another project. He wrote more songs and slowly the three main characters Eve, James and Cassie…

Sundance London 2014 – They Came Together Review

David Wain is a funny man, from his early days as part of MTV’s The State and Wet Hot American Summer, to the more recent Children’s Hospital, Role Models and Wanderlust.  This movie is his fourth big screen directorial outing and his fourth to be launched at Sundance Film Festival. They Came Together written with…

Sundance London 2014 – Frank Review

When it was announced that they were going to make a movie based on Frank Sidebottom and that Fassbender was going to play him I like most people was like whoa!  Frank Sidebottom, the cult icon was famed for wearing a big papier mache head, being friends with Little Frank, being from Timperley, singing Beatles…

Harry Potter Art – The Printorium

It took me a few years of being “I’m not reading a book for children” before I sat down and read all four of the Harry Potter books one summer and quickly became a minor HP obsessive.  I bought the last three books the day/night they came out (and suffered serious insomnia in the week…