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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Mary Magdalene
An interpretation of the Biblical story of the woman who travelled with Jesus.
Walk Like A Panther
Geriatric wrestlers return to the ring to save their favourite pub in a Yorkshire village from greedy developers.
Red Sparrow
A former ballerina is recruited into Russia's spy school where students learn the artifice of the honey trap
I, Tonya
Dramatisation of the story of ice skater Tonya Harding.
Monster Family
A family is cursed by a witch and transformed into monsters.
Finding Your Feet
When a snobbish woman discovers her husband has been having an affair, she takes exile with her bohemian sister on a council estate.
Lady Bird
Teenage traumas in Sacramento, Cal, for 17-year-old Lady Bird who has love issues, sex issues, mom issues, when what she wants most is to be out of there, anywhere, especially New York because it's a long way away and packed with artistic promise.
The Mercy
The story of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor, who enters a round the world competition in the Sixties in an unfinished boat and decides to fake his journey to save face and impending bankruptcy.
Den Of Thieves
A maverick cop takes on the most dangerous and cunning thief in the bank robbery capital of the world.
Early Man
Stop motion animated cave men and a hog learn to play football and take on the best team in the known universe


Slovenian Cinema
16 Oct 2005
Damjan Kozole discusses the state of Slovenian Cinema with The Wolf
Seu Jorge interview
15 Jul 2005
Star of the Brazilian pop scene Seu Jorge on his "Life Aquatic" experience
A profile Donnie Dunagan, "The Voice of Bambi"
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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