FIW THOUGHTS: End of Watch’s Immersion

This isn’t academic writing, maybe not strictly film journalism, and there’s little trace of a style guide; it’s a conversation or random musings upon the stories that have us talking. They can arrive at any time, but when they do please join the conversation. They are FIW THOUGHTS.

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Amazon Instant Video of the Week: Kings of Summer

Words: Emmett Barlow Twitter: @EmmettBarlow FOREVER SUMMER There are films which have a unique quality; the ability to encapsulate the ideals and wants of a generation – offering a visual lexicon which can provide the perfect antidote to the haunts of contemporary trends. For me it was Toy Story, and with every re-watch there is […]

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Amazon Instant Video of the Week: Right at Your Door

Words: Emmett Barlow Twitter: @EmmettBarlow LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Pitting husband against wife, and exploring the conflict between safety and sacrifice, Chris Gorak’s simplistic yet intense thriller, Right at Your Door, is a forgotten gem of the mid 2000’s. After a series of dirty bombs are detonated during rush hour in downtown Los Angeles, […]

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Amazon Instant Video of the Week: The Losers

Words: Emmett Barlow Twitter: @EmmettBarlow BORN TO LOSE The Cap is back! Bringing justice to cinemas this week with Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Amazon Instant have a movie offering waiting to warm you up, or bring you down, from the Marvel universe’s latest offering of the star-spangled man with the criminally overlooked cinematic contraction […]

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Amazon Instant Video of the Week: The Thin Red Line

Words: Brody Rossiter Twitter: @BrodyRossiter WAR WITHOUT PEACE To return to filmmaking after a twenty-year sabbatical is a great achievement. To return to filmmaking after such an extended period and resurface with one of the most poignant and poetic war films ever made is unparalleled. Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line presents a fictitious representation […]

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