After the ‘shock’ announcement of a snap general election, Joe Holloran prepares us for June 8th by looking back at cinema’s most notorious balloting blunders
Articles by Joe Holloran
Twitter feuds. A common part of modern life. Who doesn’t love reading J.K Rowling digitally bitch-slapping Piers Morgan during the down time between ISIS atrocities…
Did the 89th Oscars praise the right cinematic spectacles? The Courier Writers sum up their dream picks and their thoughts on the real winners, plus a recap of THAT movie mix-up…
With the DC Cinematic Universe failing at every turn Joe Holloran offers some reasons, and solutions, for their consistent bad reception, and just plain awful luck.
The Tyneside Cinema sure does love Scorsese; so much so that they held two sold-out screenings of his iconic neo-noir vigilante thriller Taxi Driver last week. Fellow ‘Marty’ enthusiast Joe Holloran reviews its influence on pop culture and De Niro’s thing for mirrors.
With German comedy Toni Erdmann already penned for a big budget remake, Joe Holloran examines Hollywood’s historic obsession with retelling foreign language films.
In the BFI’s retrospective of the incredible work of Martin Scorsese, the Tyneside Cinema showed his iconic gangster epic, Goodfellas. Joe Holloran went to see if it’s still the wise guy it was, or if it’s just an average film, living the rest of its life as a schnook.
Throughout December, the Tyneside Cinema is showing regular screenings of this 1946 holiday classic. For our Chrimbo issue, Joe Holloran argues whether this iconic winter wonder still holds up today.
This week in our column of shame, Joe Holloran looks back at a lesser-known Brendan Fraser remake (don’t worry, it’s not another Mummy sequel); does this deal with the Devil burn that badly?
This week in our column of shame, Joe Holloran fills us in on a lesser-known film from a master of comedy, and genetic producer of John Landis.