Split

Once the darling of Hollywood, M. Night Shyamalan became a bit of a laughing stock amongst critics as his films got more absurd and less interesting. Known for his shocking and at times ingenious twi...

Lake Bodom

The slasher genre is injected with some fresh ideas in Taneli Mustonen’s Lake Bodom. Inspired by the real life Lake Bodom murders from 1960, the film tells the story of a group of friends who go camp...
Blood Father Mel Gibson

Blood Father

Of late, my local multiplex seems hellbent on preventing me from going to the cinema. Several films that I have wanted to go and see had screen time of approximately less than a week before disappear...

Bleed For This

The boxing genre tends to follow a specific formula. From Rocky to Southpaw, the core of the plot is of an underdog and their epic comeback. Bleed for This doesn’t deviate from this trusted for...

Doctor Strange

A few years ago, when the trailers for Guardians Of The Galaxy first landed, you’d have been forgiven for thinking studio head honcho Kevin Feige had let the massive success of the Marvel Cinematic U...

The 9th Life Of Louis Drax

The 9th Life of Louis Drax is a bit of a departure from director Alexandre Aja’s usual fare. It stretches to be this complicated mystery/thriller hybrid but falls down in a couple of major depa...

Anthropoid

Anthropoid was in dangers of falling in an all too familiar trap when it was announced that another film covering the same story. HHhH, the other story started to go into production just an Anthropoi...

Short Sharp Review: Suicide Squad

I’m not a big DC Comics guy, however, I’ve read my fair share of comics in my time and I do like a comic-movie-hybrid. The likes of gritty Judge Dredd (the recent one, not the Stallone one R...

Onus

Onus is the fifth film from director George Clark and can be easily classed as a low budget film. In fact the movie had very little spent on it. To make anything for that sort of money is good and th...

I Am Not A Serial Killer

For the most part, movies about serial killers are dark and chilling dramas. The main antagonist is usually fully formed and the drama focusses on the good guys hunt to stop him before he kills again...