Boiling Point

Matthew Lewis’ handheld camera is imbued with its own erratic, ever-heightening cadence. Will watch anything with Stephen Graham, but that’s about it. With such a short runtime and gargantuan pile of grievances, it must be said, adequate resolution feels increasingly fleeting: it’s all kept on heat until the last, with lots of small climactic moments leading to a strained crescendo, and a denouement that doesn’t quite land. But, to paraphrase the smarmy Skye, it’s 95 per cent of the way there; I’ve tasted far, far worse. Formally, the film seldom…

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

But it is the film’s adoption of too many themes – from cats to the potential of electricity – that hinders the story. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain Review by Lydia Figes @LydiaRFiges Share this Directed by Will Sharpe Starring Andrea Riseborough Benedict Cumberbatch Claire Foy Anticipation. Wain and his family are ostracised in a world of gossip-loving curtain-twitchers, and it is against this hostile backdrop that Wain’s love for cats develops. When he marries the penniless and cat-loving governess, Emily Richardson (Claire Foy), who in real life was…

Peter Jackson will bring The Beatles’ famed rooftop concert to IMAX cinemas

On that fateful day (which just so happens to have been 30 January, fifty-three years ago), The Beatles made it 42 minutes before the authorities showed up to feebly put the kibosh on the proceedings, by which point they’d already made history. Get Back climaxes with The Beatles’ famed concert on the rooftop of their Apple Corps studios, a last hurrah before calling it quits as a group entity. An exclusive Q&A with Jackson will pad out the presentation’s run time, as he presumably fields inquiries about his polarizing decision…