The Equalizer 2

Big screen reboots of popular TV shows have been known to strike fear into the hearts of audiences and critics alike. In 2014, Antoine Fuqua’s The Equalizer saw Denzel Washington take on the role of ...

First Reformed

“Can God forgive us for what we’ve done to this world?” “Who can know the mind of God?” Director Paul Schrader’s newest release, First Reformed, follows Richard Toller (Ethan Hawke), the reverend of ...
Mission Impossible Fallout

Mission Impossible: Fallout

Not so long ago, the phrase “death defying” was reserved for ambitious performers – the likes of Harry Houdini – who travelled all over the world, purposefully putting themselves in life-threatening ...

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...

The Paranoids

The Paranoids is a time capsule. First released in 2008, it has taken ten long years for Director Gabriel Medina’s first feature to reach the UK, but despite its age this independent Argentinia...

The Blob

Some films take on a cult status due to their a strange combination of events. With The Blob it was a mixture of B-Movie tropes and one of the early appearances by future mega star Steve McQueen that...
Sweet Virginia

Sweet Virginia

An after-hours card game in a sleepy Alaskan bar. The light, tinged a grey-yellow, alludes to film noir. A mysterious, taciturn stranger asks for some food and water. All of a sudden, the place becom...
The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman

Let me preface this review by declaring one simple fact: I love musicals. I love the lavish costumes; the choreography; the songs that stay in your head for weeks on end. The bigger, the better. Ther...
Suspiria

Suspiria (1977)

Decadent. It’s not a word you would typically associate with the horror genre. Yet, that’s exactly what Dario Argento’s 1977 cult classic, Suspiria feels like. And, with a remake set to hit screens l...

Ocean’s 8

The first thing to note about the reboot of the Ocean’s series is the complete lack of controversy about it. Other high profile films have encountered the wrath of the Internet fuckwits that feel tha...