Category Archives: War

LENS ME YOUR EARS Ep. 09 — Submarine movies

Stephen Cooke and I DIVE DIVE DIVE into the somewhat maligned but extremely hardy genre of submarine movies on this instalment of Lens Me Your Ears, our movie podcast. We springboard into the depths with Jude Law in Black Sea before discussing movies as diverse (or not so...) as 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, Run Silent…Read More

A Cult Of One: Enigma

Directed by Michael Apted, Written by Tom Stoppard, adapting the novel by Robert Harris | 2001 Welcome back to a semi-regular feature on FITI called " A Cult of One." It highlights an older film that (IMHO) is worth discovering. Enigma actually was fairly well-received at the time, but it seems to have vanished from…Read More

The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) review

Written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki If this is to be Miyazaki's final film with Studio Ghibli—which, despite many false retirements, he says it will be—a romantic, historical drama about an engineer is an unorthodox subject matter to go out on. That said, it still has plenty of the fantastic and surreal whimsy he's become…Read More