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...
Surburbicon

Suburbicon

There is something really disheartening about a film that barely resembles the trailer that was sent to market to grab your attention. But, in the case of George Clooney’s latest directorial effort, ...
Love Simon

Love, Simon

Love, Simon is being heralded in the press as groundbreaking, taboo shattering and an absolute triumph. The initial trailers did seem promising; a refreshing perspective on the high school experience...

Starcache

For first time writer and directors there is a rule of thumb that states that you should write what you know. To make a personal project work it helps that you have a good understanding of it and a r...

This Is Progress

For those who choose to follow it, professional wrestling is often more than just a hobby, pastime or even career. It’s a way of life, an addiction, a lifeline when it feels like there is nothing els...

Ready Player One

You have to appreciate the work ethic of Steven Spielberg even if you are not a fan of his movies. Ready Player One was a mammoth undertaking for him. The production from start to finish took over th...
A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place

Make a sound, and you die. A simple premise for a horror film that will play on your basic fears and keep you on edge. While 2016’s Lights Out tapped into our primordial fear of the dark, here direct...
Journeyman

Journeyman

It’s a very rare – and, yet, cathartic – experience to share a darkened room with forty other strangers who are crying and sniffling as much as you are. Choked down sobs, deep sighs and t...

Unsane

Steven Soderbergh is one of the most interesting directors working today. I can say that now that he is officially back with more than one film. He always appears to be looking forward and taking on ...

Tomb Raider

There are some things in life that you just instinctively know the answer to. The sky is blue, the grass is green, Ed Sheeran’s music is rubbish. But the big one that everyone knows of course i...