Lousy Carter

Lousy Carter (2023)

Lousy Carter has its UK première at the Glasgow Film Festival 2024 Writer/director Bob Byington’s latest feature Lousy Carter opens with its protagonist (David Krumholtz) explaining his unusual nickname to his Jungian analyst (Stephen Root). We never learn Lousy’s real forename, but ever since, back in high school (where he was a “brutal nerd”), he…

Jack

Jack (2021)

“So Charlie, you going to school today?”, asks Mom (Mara Ashton) over breakfast near the beginning of Pelayo De Lario’s feature debut Jack, co-written with Elena Conte. “I’m in third year of university, Mom,” film student Charlie (Luke Rollason) replies. The truth is, though, that Charlie is somewhat arrested and puerile – not unlike the…

Stationary

Stationary (2020)

It is night, and Jimmy (Aaron Thomas Ward) is carefully cleaning the car parked in the street (an activity suggestive of his own ‘clean’ status), and watching the estate beyond. If this looks like some kind of stakeout, a cut to the following day, and to a pile of cigarette butts discarded in the road…

Steady

Rock Steady Row (2018)

Rock Steady Row first published by SciFiNow First there was Bicycle Thieves (1948); then Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985), Messenger (1994), Beijing Bicycle (2001) and Stray Dogs (2004); and now there is a new kid on the block. seeking – and earning – initiation into the exclusive fraternity of films about stolen bicycles. Bikes and their theft…