Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow

Subterfuge; sexual intrigue; brutal violence. On paper, Francis Lawrence’s Red Sparrow should be a really relevant and exciting piece of cinema. After all, the thought of modern day Russian operative...
mother!

mother!

This review contains spoilers. In preparation for viewing a film that has so desperately divided film critics all over the world, I sat down to watch Requiem for a Dream. A reminder that, not so long...

Passengers

Movie trailers have always had carte blanche to be disingenuous. Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive was pitched as a Gone In Sixty Seconds-esque action caper, Martin McDonagh’s 2008 film In Bruges promised...

Six Of The Best: Female First

Emily Blunt’s astonishing turn in Sicario is just one of the many incredible female lead roles that have helped make the last year a record-breaking one at the box office. With the conversation aroun...

New Releases For January

UK cinema releases in January is the traditional time for the serious award contenders to get wide releases. The award buzz is usually in full effect by this point and some films have been nominated ...

Six Of The Best: Lethal Ladies

While action films are often considered something of a ‘boys’ club’, there’s no denying that in the last few decades, the girls have more than proved they can hold their own, with a brilliant array o...

New Releases for November

November sees a bit of a mixed bag of releases in the UK cinemas. There is a distinct lack of blockbuster movies with the only two major releases book-ending the schedule. This allows some minor rele...

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay trailer

Just out is the first full trailer for the new Hunger Games film. As was extensively reported the final book of the series is being split into two films for reasons that can be best described as mone...