The Philadelphia Story (1940) – George Cukor (Niall McArdle)

Synopsis: Philadelphia socialite Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn) is due to marry George Kittredge (John Howard). But then her ex-husband, C.K. Dexter Haven (Cary Grant) shows up with a tabloid reporter, Macaulay Connor (James Stewart) and a photographer, Elizabeth Imbrie (Ruth Hussey).

Is there a future for 3D in cinema?

3D has become increasingly popular in recent years but it seems to be at a cross-roads at this moment in time. Will 3D soon become the new standard in cinema? or remain a fun novelty until its demise? The subject generates many contrasting opinions, but what do you think? Comment below and make your voice…

Heathers (1988) – Michael Lehmann (Alex Harman)

It’s interesting how you can look back through decades past and find that, no matter the generation, there is always that one film that seems to epitomise the teen girls of the era. In the noughties, of course, we had Mean Girls. In the nineties it was the flawless Alicia Silverstone and friends lighting up the…

Your favourite Martin Scorsese film?

He is one of the most influential directors to have ever lived. It is hard to think of many modern directors that have not been influenced by him in some way. From “Boxcar Bertha” to his new “The Wolf of Wall Street” he has a huge filmography filled with many great films. Which is your…

His Girl Friday (1940) – Howard Hawks (Niall McArdle)

Synopsis: Ruthless newspaper editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) tries to stop his ex-wife and ace reporter Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell) from marrying nice Bruce Baldwin (Ralph Bellamy) so she can stay in the city and report on an execution.

The best British director of all time?

A simple question, but one that may generate many answers. In your opinion who is/was the best British director of all time and why?  Vote on your favourite.   Have your say below in our comments.

Santa Fe Trail (1940) – Michael Curtiz (Niall McArdle)

Beware the Warner Brothers film that bounds and bounces over history as jauntily as Errol Flynn buckled his swash. The 1940 horse opera ‘Santa Fe Trail’, directed by Michael Curtiz, is by no means a great film. In fact, I think it’s rather bad. But it should be seen if only to remind you that…