Scott Jordan Harris is Editor of the international film magazine The Big Picture and Co-Editor of The Spectator Arts Blog. He is a staff writer for both the print and online editions of Film International and has also contributed to many leading magazines, websites and journals, including Fangoria and Rugby World. Roger Ebert includes @ScottFilmCritic on his list of top
Tuesday, June 7 2011
Jan Švankmajer’s movie is as enchanting and unforgiving as a Brothers Grimm fairytale and, as such, it is an ideal adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.
Tuesday, February 15 2011
Hitchcock said ‘drama is life with the dull bits cut out’; Private Road shows two lives with the dull bits left in.
Monday, December 13 2010
This is one of the best DVD releases of the year. It's so substantial, and so thorough, that it becomes not so much a DVD collection as a small, single-subject library of film.
Sunday, October 10 2010
There is a particular pleasure in returning to the early work of an artist when one knows that the potential evident in their work has already been realised.
Tuesday, July 27 2010
These films are of enormous interest -- but only to those who are enormously interested in the early development of natural history films.