Summer sees two veterans of Ken Loach films, Robert Carlyle and Steve Evets team up to play lifelong friends Shaun and Daz in a deeply heartfelt, sombre drama set in Nottingham.
Once the town bad boys, we witness their friendship through three time periods; their innocent childhood riding around on bikes and getting into scrapes - some minor some major, their adolescence when love and alcohol enter into the mix and Shaun's turmoil at school with seemingly undiagnosed dyslexia and…
What an amazing film.
Firstly if you're a nerd for the aesthetics of film, you'll love it. The 70s setting, the Giallo references are all perfect that you don't think of it as a present day film set in the 70s, this could be a lost forgotten 70s film.
Secondly, if you're a nerd for the mechanics of film, the technology, you'll REALLY love it.
I belong in the former camp really but this film has really given…
Oh Wheatley you weird mad fucker. You're just not happy unless your audience is completely and utterly bemused are you? Just when you give us something we can all grasp easily and find palatable (albeit dark of course) in Sightseers, you go and throw up this one.
Imagine if Michael Reeves took an LSD trip when making The Witchfinder General. Think of Peter Watkins Culloden or Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo's Winstanley on shrooms. Chuck in a liberal dose of…