Shallow Grave: Criterion Collection

June 25, 2012

Shallow Grave (1994) announced the arrival of a formidable trio of Scottish filmmakers: screenwriter John Hodge, producer Andrew Macdonald and director Danny Boyle. Their calling card was a nasty little thriller starring then relatively unknown actors... 

Children of Men

April 2, 2007

Children of Men (2006) may be set in 2027 but it is a film for our times. It imagines a world where women are infertile and this has plunged society as we know it into chaos, plagued by environmental collapse. England has become a police state with armed... 


October 6, 2005

Based on the movie, Nine Queens (2000), Criminal (2004) is the directorial debut of Gregory Jacobs, a protégé of filmmaker Steven Soderbergh (who also co-produced the movie). Stylistically speaking, the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree. The... 

Trainspotting: Director’s Cut

February 19, 2003

When Trainspotting was released in 1996, it took the world by storm and caused a sensation not only in its homeland of England, but in the United States as well. Audiences couldn’t get enough of this gritty, funny tale of Scottish heroin addicts. The...