Damon Wise, Author at Picturehouse Spotlight
Damon Wise
A film writer since 1987, Damon Wise has had his features, interviews and reviews published in many UK publications, including Empire, Total Film, The Times, The Guardian, The Observer and Sight & Sound. In 1998 he published his first book, Come by Sunday, a biography of British film star Diana Dors.

Recent Articles by Damon Wise

Late Night

In a career spanning period dramas, biopics, crowd-pleasing comedies, and exquisite literary adaptations, Emma Thompson has done it all. Indeed, ...

Release Date: 7th Jun, 2019 | By Damon Wise
Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino was born to direct Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood. As a child of the ’60s, his destiny was shaped ...

Release Date: 14th Aug, 2019 | By Damon Wise
Eighth Grade

At the start of the awards season, there were the usual names on the tip sheet for the Best Actress ...

Release Date: 26th Apr, 2019 | By Damon Wise
Nadine Labaki Q&A

The award-winning Lebanese director on Capernaum, the powerful story she had to tell...

Release Date: 1st Feb, 2019 | By Damon Wise

Damon Wise reviews Nadine Labaki's Oscar nominated film Capernaum.

Release Date: 22nd Feb, 2019 | By Damon Wise

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero that's funny and righteously furious.

Release Date: 24th Aug, 2018 | By Damon Wise
American Animals

Bart Layton, director of 2012's The Imposter, blends recreations and real-life participants in this thrilling true-crime comedy with an edge.

Release Date: 7th Sep, 2018 | By Damon Wise
You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay's first film since We Need To Talk About Kevin is an impactful thriller featuring a career-best turn from Joaquin Pheonix.

Release Date: 9th Mar, 2018 | By Damon Wise

Just when the world’s problems seem to be growing bigger, along comes a comedy about getting smaller, but the humour ...

Release Date: 19th Jan, 2018 | By Damon Wise
The Party

Damon Wise previews Sally Potter's sharp and witty comedy which arrives in cinemas on Friday 13 October.

Release Date: 13th Oct, 2017 | By Damon Wise
The Limehouse Golem

Bill Nighy stars in this adaptation of Peter Ackroyd's gothic thriller.

Release Date: 1st Sep, 2017 | By Damon Wise

It’s quite common for comic-book movies to promise “a new kind of hero”, but with Craig Johnson’s Wilson, that’s actually ...

Release Date: 9th Jun, 2017 | By Damon Wise