Finding Love In Limbo

Limbo is a fascinating game. It takes the notion of unrequited love and expands it into a cycle of ceaseless agony. Not once does our protagonist waver from his journey. His dedication, through thick and thin, is representative of a remarkable person, one who won’t stop until he has saved his nearest and dearest. The story of love amidst chaos.

Berberian Sound Studio – Peter Strickland

Often, a British director will emerge on the scene in vastly dramatic fashion. It’s happened with several contemporary film-makers; Ben Wheatley for example strode onto the scene with back-to-back films in Down Terrace and Kill List, both of which straddled the line between horror and humour delightfully. Likewise, coming off the grand success of Katalin…

The Deep – Baltasar Korm├íkur

Some films don’t need to say a lot. They rely on image and close-up to determine the emotional turmoil of a character, or set of characters. Where Helen of Troy’s presence would launch a thousand ships, the washboard of an actor’s face has the potential to project a thousand words. Such is the case with…

M – Fritz Lang

Ranking among the greatest of films ever made, Lang uses M as a means to explore the very state in which he resided for the majority of his early film-making career. Amidst swirling and mysterious shadows, the reflective nature of a glass pane and the oneiric, ethereal, brooding atmosphere lies something of the utmost importance:…