Cult Column Film

Cult Column: The Big Lebowski (1998)

The Big Lebowski is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary year with a re-release in cinemas. For this dark comedy cult classic, one of the narrator’s first statements remains just as pertinent in summarising its plot as it did in 1998: “There was a lot about the Dude that didn’t make sense to me”. The Coen […]


An Unspoken Truth

It is too often that the effects of mental illness, and the experiences of those suffering from it, go unnoticed by the people closest to them. Yet the subject itself has been a staple in cinema for much of the past century, either as a major theme or as a background element. This is not surprising- […]