Euan Franklin

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After graduating from Bournemouth University, Euan adjusted his sights to London and pursued a career in cultural journalism. He enjoys writing about film, and prefers lesser known indies to blockbuster bonanzas. He also enjoys reading books and writing short stories. Follow him on Twitter @euanfranklin and Instagram @euanfranklin.

  • Film festivals
    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    Originally intended as a Netflix series, The Ballad of Buster...

  • Film festivals

    If King of Thieves shows how inadequate heist movies can get, Widows proves how good...

  • Film festivals

    Movies about writers are fun, and often interesting. Not only is the viewer placed in...

  • Movie review
    The Rider

    Another valuable result from recent debates about gender equality (as well as respect for women)...

  • Movie review
    Winter Ridge

    There’s always some scepticism when low-budget movies can’t reach to a safe 90-minute standard....

  • Movie review
    The Seagull

    The action of The Seagull takes place in a country house in Russia at the...

  • Movie review

    August was awash with tech-based thrillers: a standalone sequel to Unfriended (Dark Web), a tedious...

  • Movie review
    Cold War

    Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cannes winner Cold War hops between Paris and Poland in the years following the...

  • Movie review
    Unfriended: Dark Web

    If the first Unfriended was Jon Ronson’s So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, its standalone...

  • Movie review
    One Note at a Time

    In 2005, Hurricane Katrina tore through the East United States – no city more so...