Damned Rebel Bitches

A nine-year-old Ella tells the audience the tale of the fierce Jacobite women who followed their husbands onto the battlefield and prevented them from retreating during the Jacobite uprising. Termed “damned rebel bitches” by the Duke of Cumberland, these women faced the world with unrelenting determination. Writer and director Sandy Thomson creates two new rebel […]

Film Reviews

Hacksaw Ridge

It is practically a certainty that every year, around awards season, an ambitious director will attempt to seduce the Oscar panel with a glossy, dramatic war epic attempting the same majesty as Saving Private Ryan. The war genre has seen contemporary hits, such as Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper (2014) and David Ayer’s Fury (2014), enjoy […]