Net Picks: Pride

Net Picks is your weekly digest of some of the best movies and TV shows currently doing the rounds on streaming sites such as Netflix, MUBI, Amazon Prime, Curzon Home Cinema and On Demand services such as Freeview and Sky Movies. 2014- UK Director: Matthew Marchus Starring: Ben Schnetzer, George Mackay, Paddy Considine, Bill Nighy,…

Net Picks: Next Goal Wins

Net Picks is your weekly digest of some of the best movies and TV shows currently doing the rounds on streaming sites such as Netflix, MUBI, Amazon Prime, Curzon Home Cinema and On Demand services such as Freeview and Sky Movies. 2014- UK Director(s): Mike Brett, Steve Jamison Starring: Thomas Rongen, Jaiyah Saelua, Nick Salapu…

The Grand Budapest Hotel

2014/ USA, Germany, UK Director: Wes Anderson Starring: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric Words: R. Topham “You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilisation left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity.” – M. Gustave, the voice of pessimists everywhere. Possibly Wes Anderson’s most aesthetically pleasing film to date, The Grand Budapest…

Pleasure Island

2014/ UK Director: Mike Doxford Starring: Ian Sharp, Gina Bramhill, Rick Warden Words: C. Abbott Shot and set in the town of Grimsby, this is a film that, on paper, is truly unique. A film that turns the cinematic spotlight on a part of England that is not only neglected but the target of international mockery (Or it…