Did You Love Shutter Island?

In Shutter Island, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.  Of course, not everything is quite what it seems.  A Martin Scorsese film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, one of their six collaborations.  One that is dense in psychological paranoia, and that’s you the viewer! The …

The Prison Movie

Is there some sort of catharsis when watching a prison movie?  Safe in the knowledge that one has not broken any laws that would cause them to lose their liberty. Of all of the genres out there for film, I am always happy to be the voyeur when it comes to the prison or liberty …

The Underdog Story

clipart-library.com Who doesn’t love watching a tale that captures the never say die spirit?  The tale where the unsuspected comes out on top. The underdog story is usually heart-warming, and if told well it will have the viewer rooting for the protagonist every time. There it seems are different categories in respect of the underdog …

Tasha-Li Talks Movies with…

Garry Campbell Garry is the Communications manager for Groundwork: A federation of charities working locally and nationally to transform lives in the UK's most disadvantaged communities. He is also my little brother! I asked him a few simple questions about his relationship with film. Here is how it went... Garry Campbell  What is the first …