The Favourite

Now, I consider myself quite open-minded when it comes to my taste in movies. There’s not much I’ll instantly dismiss, unless the title contains a combination of the words ‘Shades&#...
Bird Box Netflix

Bird Box

REVIEW CONTAINS MILD SPOILERS Susanne Bier’s made-for-Netflix thriller, Bird Box, has become something of a talking point over the festive period. In another weird internet craze, people are donning ...

Terrified (Aterrados)

A film doesn’t have to have great scale to work effectively. The reason that the horror genre is so attractive to first time feature film makers is two fold. It can be particularly cost effective, wh...

Nekrotronic

It’s always refreshing to see a film that doesn’t hang about. While watching a number of films at the Sitges Film Festival there was a common theme in the way that films started. More often than not ...
The Shape of Water

Top Ten Films Of 2018 – John’s Picks

2018 was a pretty good year for movies. A relatively large number of titles lived up to the hype, especially in the MCU where the ten-year build up paid off with the largest grossing film of the year...
Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

It’s a sequel 54 years in the making. That should tell you something about how beloved the original Mary Poppins is. The titular, no-nonsense nanny at the heart of Disney’s 1964 film was ...
Creed 2

Creed II

Ryan Coogler’s 2016 film Creed gave us all an insight into the Rocky “universe” that we didn’t know we wanted. Grossing over $170m at the box office, it breathed new life into a much-loved series of ...

Anna And The Apocalypse

Sometimes the journey of a film can be just as interesting as the finished product. Anna and the Apocalypse, which is on the verge of starting its cinematic run has been around in its finished form f...

Johnny English Strikes Again

There is no doubting that Roman Atkinson is a comedy genius. His talent is plain for all to see and to be able to survive, and often surprise, in the field for forty years is a testament to the dedic...