Filmmaker and writer Adam Scovell delights in remixing and reworking the photographic techniques and film stock of the past to disturbing new ends. In his latest work, a trailer for a nonexistent 70s TV series of J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise, he captures the novel’s atmosphere with brutal relish. Here he talks about Ballard’s impact on the television of that era.
As we await the release of Hadley Freeman’s much anticipated Life Moves Pretty Fast, we’ve been re-watching the cult classics that form the basis of Freeman’s book and formed the basis of her (our) young adult education. American movies of the 1980s and 90s covered all bases, teaching us of love, life, loss, aliens, mermaids and much more. To really get to grips with Freeman’s insightful catalogue, you need to experience these timeless works first hand. We’ve selected our favourites and given you a taster to show why they’re just simply the best – they’ll make you laugh, make you cry and set you up for the trials and tribulations of adult life… Read more…
Comic book adaptations are all the rage these days, but the adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim series is by far one of the fan-boy best!
Love the little Ting-Tings intro to this!