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Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson

Operating out of Livingston, Scotland, Matthew Wilson has been self-publishing reviews since 2012 - amassing over 1000 and climbing on his personal account at MovieFanCentral- and has produced a number of short films for his Graded Unit at Edinburgh College. Matthew hopes to start writing and directing his own productions one day, having written several unpublished scripts for film and television.
Operating out of Livingston, Scotland, Matthew Wilson has been self-publishing reviews since 2012 - amassing over 1000 and climbing on his personal account at MovieFanCentral- and has produced a number of short films for his Graded Unit at Edinburgh College. Matthew hopes to start writing and directing his own productions one day, having written several unpublished scripts for film and television.


Articles by Matthew Wilson

Greta Gerwig defies convention to make “Lady Bird” stand out

By Matthew Wilson January 11, 2018

Matthew Wilson previews award season favourite Lady Bird to find out whether it’s worth the hype and finds career-best work as well as a few more surprises. As divisive as Rotten Tomatoes has become, it’s hard to ignore Lady Bird beating the record for most positive reviews to remain at 100% (164 positives beating Toy Story 3’s […]

“The Death of Stalin” extracts hilarity from a dark reality

By Matthew Wilson November 3, 2017

Armando Iannucci’s much-awaited The Death of Stalin manages to find huge laughs in subject matter grimmer than a Soviet gulag thanks to its phenomenal cast. With The Thick Of It covering UK politics, and Veep covering the US, it can be argued that nobody has a better grasp on the ineptitude of politicians than Armando Iannucci. Now […]

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is a big, brash, step backwards

By Matthew Wilson September 28, 2017

Matthew Wilson finds a lot to like in Kingsman: The Golden Circle, but is it enough to shuck Hollywood’s sequel sophomore slump syndrome? I saw the first Kingsman at a free screening and enjoyed it so much that I paid to see it again, hoping to see more of this brand of insanity. Well two years […]

Sunrise/Sunset: Clint Eastwood’s balancing act of war

By Matthew Wilson September 25, 2017

Matthew Wilson pays his respects to Clint Eastwood’s duo of World War II films, Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima, and considers their legacy. In 2006 Clint Eastwood took on an incredible task that, to my knowledge, has not been done before or since by directing two separate films, both revolving around the Battle Of […]

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