Euan Franklin

Euan Franklin

Avoiding reality, always. TV Editor and Cinema Writer at Culture Whisper. Words: HeyUGuys, The Upcoming, UK Film Review.

Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Tree of Life
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Eraserhead

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  • Emma.

    ★★★★★

  • The Lady Vanishes

    ★★★½

  • Knives Out

    ★★★★½

  • Life of Brian

    ★★★★★

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  • Emma.

    Emma.

    ★★★★★

    In her debut feature film Emma. (full-stop intended), director Autumn de Wilde examines some deeply romantic and sexual attractions while maintaining a U-rating. This new and gorgeously shot adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel feels ruder, raunchier, and more mature than other recent period pieces suitable for families (Little Women, The Personal History of David Copperfield), but de Wilde and screenwriter Eleanor Catton still entice with strong innuendo. One scene, heavily advertised, has the titular hero Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy) biting…

  • Deerskin

    Deerskin

    ★★★★

    An absurd, hilarious snapshot of a mad, lying loner obsessed with deerskin clothes. 

    The pitch-black humour took time to hit me; but once it did, the film turned into a sharp, short, crazy pleasure to watch. I only wish, at 77 mins, that there was more.