Are You Talkin’ To Me? (Film) – Is there such a thing as “third...

Sometimes I despair of Hollywood. Last month I was going on about sequels and how they better do a good job on Trainspotting and not...

Screen Grab – Does it take superhuman powers to get through some episodes on...

I find watching telly exhausting. When I’m lying on the sofa gorging on whatever nugget of tellyland has taken my fancy that day I really...

Swindon Film Society to screen The Second Mother

Swindon Film Society is set to continue its Arts Centre programme with a Brazilian film “The Second Mother”, on Wednesday March 8. The film tells...

“Relentless and overflowing with visual metaphors” – A review of A Cure For Wellness

A Cure For Wellness - Review by Claire Dukes A Cure For Wellness has been on my radar since the first trailer came out –...

Hacksaw Ridge – disarmingly accomplished says reviewer Claire Dukes

By Claire Dukes Released to cinemas in January this year, I slightly panicked at the now-limited listings for Hacksaw Ridge. At just over £10 pound...

Behind the mask of Britain’s Greatest Hoaxer – coming to CH4 next week

Comedian Simon Brodkin has made headlines around the world successfully pranking Sepp Blatter, Kanye West and The X Factor. Now he turns his attention...

Top 30 films for 2017 at Empire Cinemas

By April Rayner Cinema fans will not be disappointed this coming year with the reveal of the Top 30 forthcoming Hollywood blockbusters, including hotly awaited...

Chilling Nazi drama returns to our screens

It’s out with the old and in with the new. I shall miss BBC1’s The Apprentice, which reached its preposterous crescendo in December. I can’t...

Fassbending history with the new Assassin’s Creed film

The Assassin’s Creed movie is finally with us, released on January 1. Now let’s forget the last time Ubisoft tried to make a film (Prince...

The rise and fall of Christmas TV specials, as witnessed by The Ocelot’s Editor

How has this happened? How have we become a nation so inured to advertising that now the big annual Christmas TV event is about what...
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