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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 Matthew hopes to start writing and directing his own productions one day, having written several unpublished scripts for film and television.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 Matthew hopes to start writing and directing his own productions one day, having written several unpublished scripts for film and television.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

There’s something for everyone in “Ready Player One”

By Matthew Wilson April 3, 2018

Spielberg delivers the goods in Ready Player One, writes Matthew Wilson, making up for its lack of original characters with boatloads of legendary ones. I never read Ready Player One before seeing the movie, a lot of the criticism was placed in its over-reliance on 80s nostalgia, and being born in the 90s, I had no […]

“The Ballad of Lefty Brown” is a sweet swansong for the American Western

By Matthew Wilson February 28, 2018

Matthew Wilson reviews Jared Moshe’s star-studded revenge Western The Ballad of Lefty Brown to find out what shoots straight and what misses the mark. While the Western genre will never see the likes of Leone or Ford again, there have been enough great modern Westerns to satisfy fans, from acclaimed pieces to genre flicks. The Ballad of […]

“The Shape Of Water” is the love story that we deserve right now

By Matthew Wilson February 10, 2018

Matthew Wilson reviews this year’s Oscar darling The Shape of Water and finds director Guillermo del Toro at perhaps the peak of his career. I feel bad for not seeing Del Toro’s earlier work; he’s proven himself to be a master of the Dark Fairytale with key influences from 50s monster movies. With The Shape Of Water […]

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 […]

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