Paddleton

Paddleton – Review

Assisted suicide. It doesn’t exactly sound like the ideal topic for a “buddy movie”. And yet, it’s exactly this tug-on-the-heartstrings storyline that makes Alexandre Lehmann’s Paddleton work. Co-wri...
Polar Netflix

Polar – Review

Polar, the latest feature length release from streaming giant Netflix, is probably going to fall into either love it or hate it camps for most viewers. The brutal ultra violence on show will leave so...
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 ...
Outlaw King

Outlaw King

The Scottish Wars of Independence marked a period of violent unrest; a fractured Scotland consumed by in-house fighting and a desire to break free from the English throne. The “poster boy” – if such ...

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 ...

Extinction

The onslaught of new Netflix movie content continues with the release of the Sci-Fi drama of Extinction. There were high hopes at the end of last year when the company announced that over seventy new...
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 Rachel Divide

Rachel Dolezal made international headlines when, in 2015, it emerged that she was not all that she claimed to be. As the leader of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP, she was prolific in h...