Brimstone & Treacle

It's very difficult to tell what, exactly, director Richard Loncraine was going for when he decided to make a feature film adaptation of Dennis Potter's television play, Brimstone & Treacle- it's gothic, but not quite a horror film; it can be quite silly and goofy, but it's not really a comedy; it's dramatic for sure, … Continue reading Brimstone & Treacle

Urgh! A Music War

There are boring concert films, there are fun concert films, and there are concert films that only fans of that particular band could ever enjoy. Urgh! A Music War is none of the above. It's a fascinating, unique, and thank-god-somebody-captured-this piece of cultural history- specifically, the history of New Wave music- which you might not … Continue reading Urgh! A Music War