Woh woh, we’re livin’ on a prayer and so on. For our half-year review, we asked MostlyFilm contributors old and new to write a bit about one of their favourite things from the last six months. These is whats they wrotes.
Matthew Turner, Gareth Negus and Sam Osborn take a look at the highs and lows of the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Daunted and scared by having drunkenly agreed to review what might be the greatest film ever made, our intrepid reporter decides to skip most of it, and review the first ten, and last two, minutes instead.
Ann Jones finds that the Agnes Martin retrospective at Tate Modern provides some welcome light and space amid the frenetic early summer art season Continue reading Agnes Martin
Philip Concannon on Samuel Fuller’s monochrome CinemaScope western, out on Bluray today from Masters of Cinema
The Long Good Friday is rereleased today – Sarah Slade looks at its evocation of the changing face of London
In anticipation of the return of True Detective this weekend Paul Duane revisits the first series and Nic Pizzolatto’s novel Galveston.
Matthew Turner reports for MostlyFilm from Sheffield.
Mostly Pop – the unstoppable (we’ve tried) juggernaut of low culture commentary – returns with Mr Moth behind the wheel as usual.
Tod Browning’s 1932 classic has been digitally restored and is in UK cinemas on Friday. Indy Datta drinks from the loving cup.