All articles by Josh Slater-Williams

Interviews

Vikings don’t cry: Thomas Daneskov on his off-grid comedy Wild Men

Influences from Fargo and Deliverance feed into Wild Men, a tale of male midlife crisis, off-grid living and channelling the power of the ancestors. Danish director Thomas Daneskov tells us why we shouldn’t expect mountains to make us feel better.

By Josh Slater-Williams

Vikings don’t cry: Thomas Daneskov on his off-grid comedy Wild Men
Festivals

10 films to watch out for at Glasgow Film Festival 2022

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 films to watch out for at Glasgow Film Festival 2022
Interviews

Fred Baillif on La Mif: “Social work is the best film school for storytelling”

By Josh Slater-Williams

Fred Baillif on La Mif: “Social work is the best film school for storytelling”
Where to begin

Where to begin with Shinji Somai

By Josh Slater-Williams

Where to begin with Shinji Somai
Reviews

Martyrs Lane invites an angelic, ghostly child into a family home

By Josh Slater-Williams

Martyrs Lane invites an angelic, ghostly child into a family home
Interviews

Wildfire: Cathy Brady and Nora-Jane Noone on their Irish border drama

By Josh Slater-Williams

Wildfire: Cathy Brady and Nora-Jane Noone on their Irish border drama
Lists

10 to see at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2021

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 to see at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2021
10 great

10 great horror sequels

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 great horror sequels
10 great

10 great debut films by music video directors

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 great debut films by music video directors
Lists

10 things to watch at the Glasgow Film Festival 2020

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 things to watch at the Glasgow Film Festival 2020
Features

A year of lockdown: the screen culture that got us through it

By Henry Barnes, Whelan Barzey and others

A year of lockdown: the screen culture that got us through it
Features

What to watch at the Glasgow Film Festival 2021

By Josh Slater-Williams

What to watch at the Glasgow Film Festival 2021
Where to stream

Where to stream the best Scottish films

By Josh Slater-Williams

Where to stream the best Scottish films
Interviews

I can remember it for you wholesale: The making of Total Recall, 30 years on

By Josh Slater-Williams

I can remember it for you wholesale: The making of Total Recall, 30 years on
Interviews

“I used the cinema to learn about the world” – Daphne director Peter Mackie Burns on making his second film, Rialto

By Josh Slater-Williams

“I used the cinema to learn about the world” – Daphne director Peter Mackie Burns on making his second film, Rialto
Interviews

She Dies Tomorrow: Amy Seimetz on her timely contagion film

By Josh Slater-Williams

She Dies Tomorrow: Amy Seimetz on her timely contagion film
10 great

10 great Scottish youth films

By Josh Slater-Williams

10 great Scottish youth films
Where to begin

Where to begin with Atom Egoyan

By Josh Slater-Williams

Where to begin with Atom Egoyan
Interviews

5 Bruce Springsteen songs and how they influenced my drag-racing drama Run

By Josh Slater-Williams

5 Bruce Springsteen songs and how they influenced my drag-racing drama Run
Interviews

Dirty God: ‘I saw a young burn survivor and flinched. Everybody around her did the same’

By Josh Slater-Williams

Dirty God: ‘I saw a young burn survivor and flinched. Everybody around her did the same’
Interviews

Out of the shadow of Frankenstein: Haifaa al-Mansour on her Mary Shelley biopic

By Josh Slater-Williams

Out of the shadow of Frankenstein: Haifaa al-Mansour on her Mary Shelley biopic
Lists

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018: 10 to see

By Josh Slater-Williams

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018: 10 to see
Interviews

Beach Rats star Harris Dickinson: ‘No good ever comes from suppressing yourself’

By Josh Slater-Williams

Beach Rats star Harris Dickinson: ‘No good ever comes from suppressing yourself’