Backtrace – Review

I think it’s about time that the publicity departments have a bit of a rethink about how they approach the advertising of some movies. Not so much with the big releases as they tend to use a nu...

Siberia – Review

There is a tremendous amount of affection out there for Keanu Reeves. He has had a long and, on the main part, successful career. So much so that there is now the KeanuCon film festival dedicated to ...
Stan & Ollie

Stan & Ollie – Review

“I’ve got a feeling that no one wants to see Laurel and Hardy pictures any more.”  Two titans of cinema – Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy – find themselves in the twilight ...

Green Book – Review

Peter Farrelly flexes his directorial muscles by taking on a serious topic in Green Book. Along with his brother Bobby, the Farrelly Brothers are known for some of the 90’s best comedies in Dumb and ...

The Favourite – Review

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

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) – Review

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...