Posts By :

Jack Collier

Wake in Fright. Dir. Ted Kotcheff. United Artists. 1971.

Wake in Fright. Dir. Ted Kotcheff. United Artists. 1971. 150 150 Jack Collier

Having been lost for decades following its 1971 release, Wake in Fright was restored to considerable acclaim in 2009. Its aesthetic, screenplay and portrayal of the culture clash between outsiders and the…

read more

A Close Shave. Dir. Nick Park. BBC. 1995.

A Close Shave. Dir. Nick Park. BBC. 1995. 150 150 Jack Collier

Following the great success of director Nick Park’s A Grand Day Out in 1990 and 1993’s The Wrong Trousers, eccentric inventor Wallace and his canine companion Gromit returned in 1995…

read more

Creature Comforts (Series 1, Episode 1). Dir. Richard Goleszowski. ITV. 2003.

Creature Comforts (Series 1, Episode 1). Dir. Richard Goleszowski. ITV. 2003. 150 150 Jack Collier

Creature Comforts, the ITV series which started life as an Oscar-winning short film in 1989, might, at first glance, best be described as a documentary; its vox pop format providing…

read more

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox . 2009.

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox . 2009. 150 150 Jack Collier

2009 saw Wes Anderson turn his unique eye for detail and style to stop motion animation, with his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox. The film has a distinct…

read more