It’s been twenty years since we saw Ewan McGregor’s former skag addict Mark “Rentboy” Renton make off with 16 grand, and in the meantime him, and the film’s other three main characters have been busy… well the actors anyway. McGregor went off to a galaxy
Saturday saw the loss of another screen icon. Not long after we lost science fiction royalty Carrie Fisher, we heard that at 77 years old British actor and screen royalty John Hurt was dead. At No Majesty we’re big fans of John Hurt, of his
Let’s not play coy, this film is a masterpiece. A work that completely reminds you why there is power in cinema. Kenneth Lonergan’s tour-de-force drama tells the story of Lee Chandler, who’s life is uprooted when his brother, Joe, dies leaving his nephew Patrick in
The oscar nominations are in and the good news is, there is some pretty good nominations – and it’s less white! Now it’s time for us to take a look at the nominations the ones that are great, the ones that are stupid and the
Something orange this way comes; it’s Trump, of course, we’ve all been Trumped. This year sees President-defect and all round pussy grabber extraordinaire Donald J Trump (the J stands for Asshole, by the way), about to turn the White House into the exclusively white house (though
The modern movie musical is a tough nut to crack, for every Evita there’s a Chicago, every Mamma Mia! there’s a Sweeney Todd, for every Les Miserables there’s a Nine. The movie musical is a hot property when award season comes around, and in recent
The new year has arrived, and so we must rejoice (while stocking up for the oncoming Trump-ocalypse) and look forward to 2017 (Mark Hamill take plenty of vitamins). What we can do, is look at what is coming to a cinema near us (and also
It’s usually very satisfying to be able to stand as a lone voice, when the general consensus is one opinion, and proclaim something different. For years comic book films were derided as piffle and bad, until people took them seriously and made actually decent movies.