Articles Posted in the " touching the void " Category

  • The Eagle

    A Roman officer travels on a quest into a dangerous realm beyond the known world (Scotland) to regain the Eagle standard of the lost Ninth Legion who were most likely slaughtered by the same fearsome northern tribes he will have to fight. This is an adequate action film with some breathtaking scenery (and actors), but we have come to expect more from director Kevin Macdonald and it doesn’t live up to the best of the genre.


  • 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.



  • Top 10 Best Character Meltdowns

    In real life as much as in film, the experience of watching someone spectacularly break down is as compelling as it is awkward. Our intrepid blogger Cal has scoured the length and breadth of YouTube to bring you some of the most painful, absurd and Nazi-themed character meltdowns in cinema, from Jim Carrey’s umbrella-behatted rant to Al Pacino’s bug-eyed “GREAT ASS!” moment.