On the Road (2012)

By Brandon Konecny. The adaptation of a novel to film is a difficult undertaking. Our judgment of a novel’s cinematic counterpart is, as Robert Stam perceptively points out, profoundly moralistic: we use such words as “infidelity” and “betrayal” to communicate our discontent with a filmic rendering of a text, each […]

Film4 FrightFest 2013 | Day 1

By Cleaver Patterson. London’s Leicester Square may have been a washout on Thursday night, but that did not stop the annual FILM4 FrightFest festival getting off to a suitably gruesome start, after the four men (Paul McEvoy, Ian Rattray, Alan Jones and Greg Day) who lay claim to this festival […]