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Phil Mellows is a freelance journalist living in Brighton





The Joker
directed by Todd Phillips (2019)

The Sisters Brothers
directed by Jacques Audiard (2018)

directed by Jordan Peele (2019)

directed by Mike Lee (2018)

The Other Side of Hope
directed by Aki Kaurismaki (2017)

Son of Saul
directed by Laszlo Nemes (2015)

directed by Duke Johnson and Charlie Kaufman (2015)

The Lobster
irected by Yorgos Lanthimos (2015)

directed Brian Helgeland (2015)

directed by Asif Kapadia (2015)
Love and Mercy
directed by Bill Pohlad (2014)  

The Falling
directed by Carol Morley (2014)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
directed by Matt Reeves (2014)

Smoking Ban
Written and directed by Jonathan Brown (Something Underground Theatre Company)
Brighton Fringe: Friends Meeting House

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil
by Harold Pinter, 
Directed by Sofia Nakou and Laura Duffy (Rooster Theatre Company)

Directed by John Michael McDonagh (2014)

Only Lovers Left Alive
Directed by Jim Jarmusch (2013)

The Patience Stone
Directed by Atiq Rahimi (2012)

Inside Llewyn Davis
Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen (2013)

12 Years a Slave
Directed by Steve McQueen (2014)

Directed by Alfonso Cuaron (2013)

Directed by Ki-duk Kim (2012)

Directed by Denis Villeneuve (2013)

Upstream Colour
Directed by Shane Carruth (2013)

Lovelace - Like Someone in Love
Lovelace Directed by Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman (2013)
Like Someone in Love Directed by Abbas Kiarostami (2012)

Act of Killing
Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer (2012)

No Man's Land by Harold Pinter
Directed by Martin Lindfield, Brighton Fringe

Bernard Shaw Invites You!
Performed by Paddy O’Keeffe
Directed by Martin Nichols

Side Effects
Directed by Steven Soderbergh (2013)

Zero Dark Thirty - Django Unchained
Zero Dark Thirty
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow (2012)

Django Unchained
Directed by Quentin Tarantino (2012)

The Hunt
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg (2012)

The Killing III
By Soren Sveistrup 
BBC4, BBC iPlayer

Room 237 / The Shining
Room 237 Directed by Rodney Ascher (2012)
The Shining directed by Stanley Kubrick (1980)

Directed by John Hillcoat (2012)

Berberian Sound Studio
Directed by Peter Strickland (2012)

The Imposter
Directed by Bart Layton (2012)

Nostalgia for the light
Directed by Patricio Guzman (2010)

Victoria Station / Family Voices
by Harold Pinter

This is not a Film
Directed by Jafar Panahi (2011)

Into the Abyss
Directed by Werner Herzog (2011)

In Darkness
Directed by Agnieszka Holland (2011)

Directed by Michael Winterbottom (2011)

A Dangerous Method
Directed by David Cronenberg (2011)

Martha Marcy May Marlene
Directed by Sean Durkin (2011)

Directed by Steve McQueen

Another Earth
Directed by Mike Cahill (2010)

Take Shelter
Directed by Jeff Nichols (2011)


by Lars Von Trier (2011)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Directed by Tomas Alfredson (2011)


Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Directed by Rupert Wyatt (2011)


A separation
Directed by Asghar Farhadi (2011)

Meek's Cutoff
Directed by Kelly Reichardt (2010)

Directed by Joe Wright (2011)

Essential Killing
Directed by
Jerzy Skolimowski (2010)

The Well
Written and directed by Jonathan Brown
New Venture Theatre, Brighton

True Grit Directed by Joel and Ethan Cohen (2010)
Animal Kingdom
Directed by David Michod (2010)

Brighton Rock
Directed by Roland Joffe (2010)

Black Swan
Directed by Darren Aronofsky (2010)

Of Gods and Men
Directed by Xavier Beauvois (2010)

Director Lee Daniels (2009)  

Shed Your Tears and Walk Away
Directed by Jez Lewis (2009)

Another Year
Directed by Mike Leigh (2010)

The Arbor 
Directed by Clio Barnard (2010)

The End  by Samuel Beckett
Pavillion Theatre Brighton

Secret by Caroline Hume
Redroaster Café Brighton

Made in Dagenham
Directed by Nigel Cole (2010)

A View from the Bridge By Arthur Miller
Directed by Mark Wilson

The Killer Inside Me 
Directed by Michael Winterbottom (2010)

End Game  by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Mark Green

Four Lions
Directed by Christopher Morris

The Lover   by Harold Pinter
James House, Brighton, Directed by Jane Swift

Directed by Giorgos Lanthimos (Greece 2009)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Directed by  Niels Arden Oplev (2009)

Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
Directed by Gerry McCrudden

A Single Man
Director Tom Ford

A Prophet
Director Jacques Audiard (2009)

The Road
Director John Hillcoat (2009)

White Ribbon
Director Michael Haneke (2009) 

Nowhere Boy
Director Sam Taylor-Wood (2009)

Inherit the Wind
The Old Vic, directed by Trevor Nunn (2009)

A Serious Man
Joel & Ethan Coen (2009)

True Blood
Channel 4 / HBO

Director Chan-wook Park (2009)

Fish Tank
Directed by Andrea Arnold, 2009-09-16

Mesrine: Public Enemy No.1
Director Jean Francois-Richet

Being Human
BBC 1, Thursdays, BBC i-Player  

Sin Nombre
Director Cary Joji Fukunaga (2009)

The Yes  Men Fix the World
Directors Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno (2009)

Mesrine: Killer Instinct
Director Jean-Francois Richet (2008)

Director Lars von Trier (2009)  

Public Enemies
Director Michael Mann (2009)

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Nightingale Theatre, Brighton 

35 Shots of Rum
Director Claire Denis (2009)



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