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

The Day Shall Come

It’s fair to say that Chris Morris changed the face of British comedy. There had been decades of satire before ...

Release Date: 11th Oct, 2019 | By Damon Wise
Sorry We Missed You

When Ken Loach came back from the Cannes film festival three years ago with the event’s top prize, the Palme ...

Release Date: 1st Nov, 2019 | 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