It's miraculous that Minding the Gap never feels self-serving or preachy, but it simply never does. It's a sensitive study on manhood in today's climate peppered with keen observations on race and class to boot, whilst also celebrating the culture of skateboarding and it's therapeutic qualities.
Elle issues its warnings about how the arts should not be neglected in schools without being overbearing. Its storytelling has the grace of a ballet dancer but the real world implications are too terrifying to ignore.
A habit can be described as a routine behaviour done on a regular basis – but there’s nothing routine or regular in Simeon Halligan’s Habit, a surprisingly layered and blood-soaked look at Manchester’s underbelly. Based on the cult novel of the same name, Habit sees unemployed slacker Michael strike up an unlikely friendship with rebellious […]