Posts tagged "Filth"

Masterclass: Clint Mansell

Masterclass: Clint Mansell Film composer Clint Mansell is best known for his work as Darren Aronofsky’s regular composer, as well as from his work on films Moon, The Hole, Stoker and Filth.  He is also known from his music career as frontman of the band Pop Will Eat Itself.  After Pop Will Eat Itself disbanded, […]

Pollyanna McIntosh

The “unsummarizable” Pollyanna McIntosh and I discuss love, life, writing, comedy, acting, strong female roles, Prevertere, Filth and how to be kinky. by Joanna Orland “This is a lesson in kink today”, states the lovely Pollyanna McIntosh as we sit down over tea and limeade to discuss her acting career. Before Pollyanna found her career […]

Filth London Premiere

 by Joanna Orland The latest film adaptation based on an Irvine Welsh novel is the most exciting film to come out in recent years.  In the same Scottish and gritty vein as the successful adaptation of Trainspotting, Filth explores the mental downward spiral of Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson, played brilliantly by James McAvoy.  This is […]


Directed by Jon S. Baird Starring James McAvoy, Jamie Bell & Jim Broadbent Based on the novel by Irvine Welsh They really don’t make films like this anymore. Hilariously funny, dramatically tragic, abstract and surreal, a seriously disturbed and despicable protagonist, genuinely unexpected plot twists, and all well under 2 hours long! FILTH, based on […]