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Jennifer Jason Leigh


The film industry is full of examples of talent being passed down through generations. That and a healthy slab of nepotism which seems to run rife within the bubble of Hollywood. Whilst Brandon Cronenberg is very much a chip off the block, and his style undeniably owes a lot to father David, he is beginning …

Paul Verhoeven has built up a reputation for courting controversy and being prepared to challenge and shock his audiences. His willingness to mix violence, sex and social satire has resulted in some extremely memorable moments. Whilst his work has spanned several genres, it’s in science fiction where he’s left his greatest mark. Robocop, Total Recall …

Slowly but surely, virtual reality is beginning to seep into wider society, schools and work places. As the price of a headset continues to fall and the technology employed in the software advances at pace, it’s only a matter of time until VR becomes a normal part of our everyday lives. As with many things, …

The debate around Netflix and theatrical runs is one which isn’t likely to go away anytime soon. Whilst the lack of a cinema release can deprive an audience of seeing a film in the manner intended by a director, it also allows their work to reach the widest possible audience. One area where this works …