Angus Wolfe Murray

Film fan from the very start. Loved Westerns in the days when Brit flicks were dominated by POW escape stories and anything with John Mills. Elia Kazan, James Dean and Danny Kaye were special faves before Spielberg, River Phoenix and Jim Carrey. On the way back to school one year watched On The Waterfront and Psycho on the same day before catching the train to my beastly boarding school in Berkshire. Naturally life was never the same again. After failing the medical for national service (asthma) I went to Canada for a couple of years and worked on a golf course, in a bank and at an oil refinery. On returning to what they used to call Blighty I worked at Lloyds as a junior insurance broker, which is like wasting your youth in slow motion, after which I became a journalist in Yorkshire and then a novelist and then a publisher and then an art mover (I had a big van and called myself Moving Pictures) and then a film critic for The Scotsman and then co-founder of a movie review site and now an old fart who lives in the country, looking after chickens. I perform in the local panto every winter and play cricket for Melrose. P.S: still a film fan as well as an obsessive TV series watcher. Am accused of not living in the real world. Probably true.

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Latest Film Reviews

The Hard Stop
Documentary about the death of Mark Duggan and the difficulty of finding work for young black men in Tottenham
The Neon Demon
A young model falls victim to her jealous rivals in LA.
Now You See Me 2
The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.
Twice Upon A Time
The director, who fled Lebanon during the civil war, chronicles her friendship with a young Syrian facing the same spectre of conflict.
Mammal
After Margaret, a divorcée living in Dublin, loses her teenage son, she develops an unorthodox relationship with Joe, a homeless youth.
Families
Family secrets are revealed when relatives fight over a country house.
Tectonic Plate
An immersive camera-less film that translates transitory states and the fear of flying.
Sixty Six
Greek mythology meets pulp novels and 1960s iconography in this animated collage film in 12 episodes.
Diving Into The Unknown
The survivors of a cave accident risk their lives to bring the bodies of their friends to the surface.
The Love Witch
Sixties-style film sees a witch use spells to win the hearts of men.

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15 Jul 2005
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18 Feb 2005
Vietnam vet explains how he became the voice of the classic Disney character.
The Wolf Awards 2003
07 Jan 2004
From Best Film to Worst Remake of the Year

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