Red Joan

Red Joan – Review

The idea of a “granny spy” seems utterly ridiculous. But, of course, Red Joan, is not focusing on the elderly woman tending her garden. It wants you to think about what the OAP in question got up to ...

Overlord

Good people don’t like Nazis. The reasons should be painfully obvious and as such, they always make great villain fodder. In real life they committed inhumane atrocities that have stained human histo...
Outlaw King

Outlaw King

The Scottish Wars of Independence marked a period of violent unrest; a fractured Scotland consumed by in-house fighting and a desire to break free from the English throne. The “poster boy” – if such ...
Daniel Bruhl The Alienist

Six Of The Best: Daniel Bruhl

Believe it or not, baby-faced actor Daniel Bruhl turned 40 this year. The multi-lingual half German, half Spanish actor has transitioned seamlessly from quirky European indie films to Hollywood block...
Operation Finale

Operation Finale – Trailer

“My job was simple. Save the country I love from being destroyed. Is your job any different?” The chilling words of the architect of the Holocaust, Adolf Eichmann, echo over the opening s...

It Happened Here

“What if …” It’s a tantalising prospect for both novelists and film makers alike. It allows creative freedom; a world imagined on the quirk of a historical event, a simple redirection of fact. It’s p...
Cannes Film Festival

Six of the Best: Palme d’Or Winners

The Cannes Film Festival enjoys a long history of both controversy and glamour. It’s the ultimate case of sun, sea and cinema. Its location gives way to the elite and fashionable of European cinema, ...
Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Anyone who thinks that anime is simply full of wide-eyed, giggling young girls and over-the-top fantasy sequences clearly hasn’t seen the raw and unflinching Grave of the Fireflies. Film 4 have...
Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

The first question to ask about Darkest Hour is Do we actually need another film about Winston Churchill? The answer is clearly yes. Despite there being two other major portrayals of the man in the l...
Oscar Nominations 2018

Oscar Nominations 2018: Full List

This year’s Oscar nominations have been announced, in full, this afternoon as many keen film fans anticipate what the speeches and overall climate of the ceremony will be like following the Tim...