Articles Posted in the " Richard Ayoade " Category

  • Top 10 Indie Film Clichés

    Indie films, you say? What, consistent characteristics being that they are independently made, with low budgets and unknown actors, directors and writers? No, no. They’ve got Michael Cera in, mate.


  • Soundtrack Revolution

    When you think of film soundtracks what sort of names do you come up with? John Williams? Danny Elfman? Ennio Morricone, maybe? Well get with the times, guys! It’s all about the pop-star built soundtrack these days. Directors seem to be head hunting big name musicians – ever looking to fill their time in between throwing TV’s out of windows and stealing your girlfriends – to take over the musical reins of their films. They’re doing pretty well too.


  • Submarine

    A sweet, funny and appropriately uncomfortable story about a teenager’s transition into not-quite-adulthood. All the actors do a sterling job and Ayoade should permanently slide over into the director’s chair as a welcome addition to British film.


  • Films to see in March 2011

    How do you know what you’re going to see at the cinema next month? You’re busy people – Facebook won’t update itself, and you’ve probably got a relationship to neglect or something. Oh, you haven’t? Sorry. Well, there’s no point in trying to meet another human adult now, you may as well just read this blog.



  • Bunny and the Bull

    As self-confessed avoiders of The Mighty Boosh, we weren’t sure how much we were going to enjoy the big-screen debut of the series’ director, Paul King. Luckily, this zany, surreal comedy proved to be touching and entertaining for even the simplest of minds. Despite the slightly jarring tragic moments at the end of the film and the few plot lulls in the middle, Bunny and the Bull is a lovely way to spend a rainy afternoon.