Apostle

Gareth Evans is probably best known for his forays into martial arts with The Raid films. Given that these were so critically successful it seemed obvious that Netflix would be calling at some point ...

Clara

The question of our place in the universe is one that has been at the attention of scholars for almost as long as we have studied the stars. It is only in the last half century that we have had the t...

A Better Tomorrow 2018

Reboots and reimaginings have been a staple of the movie industry from almost the time a camera recorded moving images for dramatic purposes. It can be seen as a cynical ploy on the part of studios t...

Au Poste

There is something to be said for brevity. Taking their lessons from their start in short films, the best directors keep a film as tight as possible in order to gain maximum impact for the material t...

American Animals

Mark Twain once said that the truth is stranger than fiction, and British director Bart Layton has taken great inspiration from those words in creation of his latest work, American Animals. This foll...

Climax – Review

For many Gasper Noe is seen as the bad boy of art house cinema. His films tend to polarise opinion and as a consequence he is rarely out of the limelight. A darling of the Cannes Film Festival, he on...

Mandy

Nicolas Cage is not a happy bunny. He is pretty sick of all the chat about how he has a tendency to go ‘full Cage’ at the drop of a hat. The man has spent the last few weeks refuting the ever-growing...

Venom

It feels that the term superhero fatigue suffers from a weary overuse of its own. Audiences and critics like to tweet the term whenever a new comic book movie is released that they don’t like the loo...
Fahrenheit 451 HBO

Fahrenheit 451 (2018)

For those of you who have lost their Sunday nights to the Hulu series, The Handmaid’s Tale, you’ll know how incredibly powerful and resonant the image of a dystopian American culture can ...

Mile 22 – Review

Mark Wahlberg reunites with Peter Berg for Mile 22. The movie features the fourth collaboration between the actor and director, having both previously worked together on Lone Survivor, Deepwater Hori...