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About screenandgone (227 Articles)
I'm a journalist and film critic based in London. I'm currently the News Editor of the Flickfeast film website, for which I also review new film releases. As well as this I review films, do features and interviews and cover festivals for various other magazines and on-line publications. I've created the Screen & Gone blog, so that I can share my thoughts and bring a new perspective to films, old and new, which may have passed you by.

Santa Sangre (1989)

February 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Mexican cinema has always been a law unto itself.  Over the years its stars – like the legendary siren Dolores del Rio who came to international prominence during the [...]

Pioneer (2013)

February 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Pioneer, the Nordic thriller from director Erik Skjoldbjaerg, proves, if nothing else, why Scandinavian countries are amongst the best purveyors of both literary and filmic [...]

Kiss the Water (2013)

August 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

When someone is the subject matter of a film memoir, they must have a magical quality if they are never physically seen – either in person or in the form of archive [...]

Straw Dogs (2011)

July 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of shock cinema’s landmarks from the 1970’s, has been ‘re-booted’ – Hollywood’s trendy term for what the rest of us know as a good (or [...]

Before the Fall (2004)

July 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Some films simply demand to be see. Though difficult at times to watch, Before The Fall is a sympathetic and poignant telling of one teenager’s traumatic experiences [...]

Black Butler (2014)

June 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Occasionally a film comes along which throws caution to the wind – going straight out there to enjoy itself. Black Butler, the live action film of the bestselling Manga [...]

MATCHING JACK (2010)

June 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

You feel bad disparaging a film like Matching Jack, the drama by award winning director Nadia Tass, and starring such an impressive cast of luminaries as James Nesbit (The [...]