Luke Shaw

A recent arrival in Glasgow and a student of Literature and Film, Luke wants to exercise his literary muscles on something other than dry academic essays. A devoted patron of the silver screen and its smaller sibling, he’s into anything involving moving pictures, but he’d rather they were cut with some verve. An adherent of no particular genre, he puts SciFi and existential ruminations such as Moon and Synecdoche: New York at the top of his list of favourite films, as well as The Life Aquatic and Memories Of Murder - he's ever a champion of the plucky underdog. He is also a fully paid up Fannibal and X-Phile, because TV never really got any better than Mulder and Scully. Despite being a big fan of comics, he’s not convinced about this Marvel Cinematic Universe business, so for more caustic thoughts on that, and also happier thoughts about boardgames, you can find him at @fulloffeathers and

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Latest Film Reviews

A quiet, middle-aged zoo employee wakes up to discover that she has grown a tail.
Mad To Be Normal
The story of psychiatrist RD Laing and his unique community at Kingsley Hall, East London, during the Sixties.
Trespass Against Us
A man looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family.
Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, this story is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles's worst earthquake nightmare.
Washed ashore on a small Indonesian island, a man wakes up in hospital with no memory of who he is or how he got there - but a gang boss is on his trail.
Rules Don't Apply
An unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her determined driver, and the eccentric billionaire whom they work for.
Two methadone users struggle to escape from their desperate day-to-day situation.
The Age Of Shadows
Resistance fighters try to dodge the attention of Japanese agents while smuggling explosives through 1920s Korea.
Liberation Day
The story of Laibach's visit to North Korea.
Salt And Fire
A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.


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