After years working in comic book publishing, Owen retrained and began freelancing as a journalist. He has written film, TV and culture pieces for The Guardian, New Statesman, local papers like the South London Press, plus other sites and magazines. He is currently studying for a Master's degree in Film History at Birkbeck, University of London. You can read more of his writing over at his own blog smokescreenlondon.com.
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A woman tries to save her children, who are being held hostage in her father's fortress-like country house.
An intimate portrait of three people caught up in the chaotic and aggressive sweep of forced evictions.
A pregnant serial killer is out for vengeance.
A woman is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, which she interprets as a veiled threat.
A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts.
The true story of the Puccio Clan. A family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.
An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
The lives of two young premier league footballers are complicated by an impromptu kiss.
A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.
Portrait of a Mexican migrant who spent his life working in California, away from his family back home.
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