Sneak Peak: Adam Mason’s Empire of Dirt

Few modern directors have such a distinctive, visceral style as Adam Mason, and it’s fair to say that I’ve taken a keen interest in his career so far: over the years I’ve reviewed his feature films Blood River, Pig, Luster, Junkie, and Hangman, and also interviewed Adam (together with collaborator Simon Boyes). I’ve always felt excited and challenged […]

Advance Review: Adam Mason’s ‘Luster’

Keri O’Shea reviews Adam Mason’s to-date unreleased next film… These days, film and TV are all about ‘the journey’. Executives love it; in fact, they’ll demand that it’s crowbarred into almost anything, because that emotional process of self-discovery makes for good viewing. To know oneself is to love oneself. Or is it? Luster, directed by […]