A Scanner Darkly

8 powerfully effective voice-overs in modern movies

Ryan Lambie Feature
Jun 8, 2016

Sometimes funny, often poignant, narration can be hugely effective when deployed successfully. Ryan picks a few great examples...

19 Oscar-worthy sci-fi movie performances

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Sep 11, 2015

A genre constantly overlooked at awards ceremonies, sci-fi cinema is full of stunning performances - like these...

Looking back at Richard Linklater's A Scanner Darkly

Ryan Lambie Feature
Oct 29, 2014

In 2006, Richard Linklater adapted Philip K Dick's A Scanner Darkly for the screen. Ryan looks back at a funny and powerful animated film...

The top 25 underappreciated films of 2006

Ryan Lambie Simon Brew Odd List
Jan 23, 2014

Our series of lists devoted to underappreciated films brings us to the year 2006, and a further 25 overlooked gems...

The top 10 films of Richard Linklater

Robert Keeling Top 10
Jun 18, 2013

With Richard Linklater's Before Midnight out in the UK this week, Robert lists his choice of the director's top 10 finest films to date...

The top 10 Keanu Reeves movies that aren’t The Matrix

Luke Holland Top 10
May 2, 2012

Aside from Neo in The Matrix, what are Keanu Reeves’ finest roles? Here, Luke lists the ten other Reeves movies that deserve your attention...

American animation and mainstream cinema

Ryan Lambie News
Mar 5, 2012

With so much of US animation aimed at children in the past, is it possible, Ryan wonders, that attitudes are gradually changing…?

Looking back at the 9 movie adaptations of Philip K Dick

Ryan Lambie News
Mar 2, 2011

With The Adjustment Bureau about to arrive in cinemas, we take a look at Philip K Dick’s other adapted work, and those yet to come…

A Scanner Darkly Blu-ray review

Ryan Lambie Review
Jul 5, 2010

Richard Linklater’s underrated Philip K Dick adaptation A Scanner Darkly has found the perfect home on Blu-ray, believes Ryan...

Why A Scanner Darkly deserves a second look

Sean Leyland News
Jun 22, 2010

Richard Linklater's A Scanner Darkly failed to find an audience in 2006, despite the presence of Keanu Reeves and Robert Downey, Jr. Here's why it deserves a second chance…