Sicario 2: Soldado

Sicario 2 – Soldado: First Trailer

I managed to miss Sicario when it was in the cinema, and had to rely on good old Netflix to get to watch Denis Villeneuve’s 2015 crime thriller. There have been rumours for a while that a seque...

Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi

This review contains very mild spoilers. From the moment the lights do down and you see those glowing yellow letters, accompanied by John William’s tingling score, I think it’s safe to say that every...

Six Of The Best: Benicio Del Toro

In the mid-90s Benicio Del Toro emerged as one of the most charismatic actors on the big screen. After stealing scenes from the likes of Kevin Spacey and Stephen Baldwin in 1994’s The Usual Suspects,...

Six Of The Best: Drugs On Film

Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario, coming to Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms from February 1st is a visceral, unflinching portrayal of the war against drugs.  Critically lauded and impossible to tear you...

Inherent Vice: Thinking Comes Later

Thomas Pynchon clearly had fun writing his 2009 novel Inherent Vice about a stoned Private Investigator, Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) who is visited by his ex-girlfriend, the wispy Shasta ...

Escobar: Paradise Lost

Pablo Escobar was one of the most divisive figures of his time. An internationally known drug dealer with a penchant for violence, he was also seen by some as a hero in Columbia. For every story of a...

Inherent Vice Trailer

Just out is the first trailer for the new Paul Thomas Anderson film, Inherent Vice. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix as Doc Sportello, a drugged up detective tasked with finding his former girlfriend a...

New Guardians of the Galaxy trailer

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is released on August 1st, 2014. It’s (obviously) another comic book franchise brought to the cinema screen, but I must admit to never having heard of it ...