TV Review: Deadwater Fell (Channel 4) – Miniseries

A four-part British miniseries written and created by Daisy Coulam that aired on Channel 4 in January 2020, Deadwater Fell is set in a remote Scottish village and follows a doctor (David Tennant) whose wife and three young children are murdered in a fire. As the only survivor, investigators begin to question the father and […]

‘The Decoy Bride’ Starring David Tennant Gets A US Release

(Written for BritScene) Scottish actor David Tennant‘s latest film The Decoy Bride has been given a US release date this week, in which he teams up with fellow Scot, Kelly MacDonald in a romantic comedy written by comedian Sally Phillips and Neil Jaworski. Tennant plays a writer who is about to marry one of the […]

Two Full-Length Trailers for ‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits’

(Written for BritScene) Today we have two full-length trailers for Aardman Animations’ family adventure, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, following The Pirate Captain, voiced by British actor Hugh Grant in his first animated role. The film is based on the first two of Gideon Defoe’s The Pirates! novels, The Pirates! in an Adventure With Scientists […]

New Trailer For Aardman Animation ‘The Pirates!’, Me Hearties

(Written for BritScene) The latest trailer for Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists, the first film based on a series of novels from Gideon Defoe‘s The Pirates! series, has been released this week, following The Pirate Captain, voiced by Hugh Grant (Did You Hear About the Morgans?), and his crew of pirates. Pirates! In An […]

Film Review: Fright Night

(Read this in my publication In Retrospect – Issue 2) Rating: Fright Night, directed by Craig Gillespie, is a remake of the vampire-centered horror comedy of the same name, originally written and directed by Tom Holland in 1985. Opening with the killing of an entire family on a secluded estate in Los Angeles, we are […]

Film Review: Harry Potter And The Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone may not have the same dark and more complex qualities of the more recent instalments, but for a first film introducing us to a whole new magical world with fresh-faced 11-year-old actors, this first chapter in a fantastic franchise does exactly what it is expected of it. It’s nostalgic, imaginative, and it’s filled with atmosphere; the precise definition of what a children’s fantasy should be.