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THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING

The Kid Who Would Be King hols the sword

This is a kids film that adults will love. It is full on, with great traditions, a great baddie, it is loud and it is scary, The Kid Who Would Be King is so much fun! Set in suburbia where the world around normal life is under threat. We see newspa

BEING FRANK SIDEBOTTOM

Chris Sievey. You may not have heard of this incredibly artistic, talented individual. But he, was Frank Sidebottom. And we think you need to know all about him. Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story gives us everything. Cataloguing his life and wor

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEKENDER AT HOME MANCHESTER

HOME Manchester will host a weekend of special events for all ages from Friday 8 – Sunday 10 March to mark International Women's Day 2019 and as part of HOME’s year-long Celebrating Women in Global Cinema programme running throughout 2019. FRIDAY O

THE (OSCAR) FAVOURITE(?)

Not usually one for period dramas but on a cold January morning I decided to take a visit to Manchester's Home cinema to see what all the fuss was about with the Oscar favourite The Favourite. With nominations across the awards season and British act...

COMIC BOOK MOVIES LEAGUE TABLE

It's a debate for the ages, one which will never truly be decided, but we're gonna have a stab at doing so in the fairest way possible - which is the best modern day comic book movie? We all know it's The Dark Knight, but how to justify such a thing?...

TOP 10 CARTOON DOGS

When we say "Top 10 Cartoon Dogs" we specifically mean animated. So actually, scrap that... TOP 10 ANIMATED DOGS And so ladies and gentlemen, we are in the awards season and as controversial as ever The Journalix are happy to buck the trend as we r

WELCOME BACK MARY POPPINS!

Wow, what a wonderful sequel! You'll know already that we here at The Journalix love Disney. I've been fully immersed in Cherry Tree Lane since seeing Julie Andrews become Mary Poppins as a child, but Mary Poppins Returns is a fabulous film and ev

HERE’S JOHNNY!

The Shining (1980) is undoubtably a masterpiece of a movie. Based on Stephen King's dark and twisted 1977 novel, directed by Stanley Kubrick in his prime and with Jack Nicholson at his menacing best, it's a complete thrill-ride, a rush, utterly enthr

OLLY KNIGHTS: THE INTERVIEW

We here at The Journalix are big fans of Turin Brakes. We're not going to introduce them to you as they've been around since the year 2000, but if you really don't recognise the name I'm sure you'll know their music. Lead singer Olly Knights original

FILM SCENES THAT AFFECTED ME AS A CHILD AND STILL DO

There are many films that we have shared as an audience but go on to stick with us on a personal level throughout our lives. Something that when you see it parodied, intentionally or unintentionally, you instantly think of the original and you can pr...

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