Top Ten Films of 2012

1. Margaret (extended cut) I queued up outside the Odeon on Panton Street for the UK ‘première’ of Kenneth Lonergan’s Margaret in 2011 and as this beautiful but scarred film unfolded in front of me I slowly fell head of heels for it. If you followed me on Twitter towards the end of 2011 you may have become somewhat bored with the name … Read more

Buy Damsels in Distress and Do the Sambola!

Damsels in Distress in out today on DVD in the UK and I can highly recommend picking yourself up a copy. I first saw the film when it played as the surprise screening at the London Film Festival and I fell head over heels for it, practically skipping out of the cinema and down the street. The film is something of an acquired taste but if it … Read more

Whit Stillman Interview For Damsels in Distress

Obviously there are sequences with music in The Last Days of Disco but not the kind of musical set pieces that you have in Damsels in Distress. How did you find filming them and did you find any particular challenges? It was terrifying at the start but there was, sort of, four or more very … Read more