Steven Sheehan

Deep house, soul, eclectic mixes and a whole lot of mashups.

Favorite films

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  • Rye Lane


  • The Legacy of J Dilla


  • Reality


  • Dog Day Afternoon

Recent reviews

  • Rye Lane

    Rye Lane


    Feels like a real south london film, with two good leads, some good writing and really funny in places. A really nice romcom.

  • The Legacy of J Dilla

    The Legacy of J Dilla


    Template style documentary that manages to cram a decent amount of information into its 70 minutes. Goes through his career in A-Z style, stopping very briefly to examine the importance of his music - Jazzy Jeff does a pretty good job summing it up. A decent documentary, but it still rankles that even after being the dominant music style for 10-20 years, there remains a scarcity of well made rap/hip hop docs examining it. The legal and finance leeches seen here are typical of the commodification of music and art and it’s absolute disconnect with artist integrity.

Popular reviews

  • Le Samouraï

    Le Samouraï


    By choosing Alain Delon for the role of Jef Costello - the brooding, silent assassin who slinks through the murky shadows of the Parisian night - Jean-Pierre Melville highlights the importance of casting. Finding the right person who can disappear into their character and embody their spirit. When the frame can be focused on a face that so clearly tells a story of its own, the symbiotic relationship between director and performer evolves beyond the expectations of standard storytelling.


  • Freaks



    A startlingly brave film for the time it was made in, Freaks is a genuinely empathetic story that still retains its power today. Quite who the real monsters are becomes clearer the more we are taken into the world of these circus performers. The horror arrives not from those who appear different from the 'norm' but those who cannot accept them.

    There are moments of course where Tod Browning verges on exploiting the very same people he is trying to…