Only One Camelot

Pablo Larráin’s Jackie may be obvious Oscar-bait, but from the trailer it looks set to be stylish and genuinely compelling. The film stars Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy and focuses on the days following beloved president John F. Kennedy’s assassination. The Costume and Make-up departments have done a commendable job of turning Portman into a dead ringer for…

Swiss Army Man Is Brilliantly Bonkers

Directors: Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert Starring: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe Running Time: 97 minutes To know the premise of Swiss Army Man may detract from the wonder and bewilderment of going into it unawares, but on the other hand, describing it is almost a sufficient review itself, so here goes. Paul Dano is stranded on a tiny island and…

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains

The Lighthouse Cinema is at it again; coming on the 15th of October, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains! A film that combines punk rock, teenage girls and a fuck-you attitude. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains gathered dust in Paramount’s vault for years before its video-release because it was received badly by test audiences. However, the film…

Jumpin’ Jiminy, there’s a new Batman Film!

You may remember that earlier this year, DC released Batman: The Killing Joke with Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill returning to their roles as Batman and the Joker. The film was dark and disturbing, starting with the addition of a sexual relationship between Batgirl and Batman and culminating in Barbara Gordon’s torture by the Joker. Batman…