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 ...

In A Valley Of Violence

Certain genres in film naturally have peaks and troughs. What dominates studio pitch-meetings and multiplexes one minute is yesterday’s news the next. Horror, for instance, was arguably at its pinnac...

Maggie’s Plan – Trailer

In Rebecca Miller’s witty, modern romantic comedy Maggie’s Plan, Greta Gerwig portrays Maggie Hardin, a vibrant and practical thirty-something New Yorker working at the New School who, without ...

New releases for October

Here are some of the films you must watch in October… and a few of the other releases. Suffragette Carey Mulligan plays Maud Watts, a working class washerwoman forced by her inability to accept the i...

10 Movies to Watch in April

April is the month of the Easter Weekend, so expect blockbusters, action thrillers and of course, a Marvel Movie.  Here we take a look at 10 movies you should check out this April.

David’s Top Ten Of 2014

So, this is Christmas and what have you done, as a great man once said. Well, some people put together some very fine films in 2014. As always, any omissions are either due to personal taste, and whe...

Predestination

Predestination is the third film from the writer/director twins Michael and Peter Spierig. Here they have adapted a 1950’s sci-fi short by the author Robert Heinlein called All You Zombies that...

David’s Top Ten of 2013

Looking back over the year, no film could claim to be the real stand-out of 2013. In a year where sequels like Iron Man 3, Despicable Me 2, Fast and Furious 6 and the latest instalment of The Hunger ...

The Purge

Original and interesting ideas are a bit thin on the ground in mainstream cinema these days. So it came as a bit of a pleasant surprise to view the trailer for the new horror film The Purge. Set in t...

Sinister (2012)

Horror films continue to be a great source of revenue for the movie business. They can be made for little money and tend to rake in a profit regardless if they’re even any good. Slasher, gorno ...