7500 – Review

Single location films are few and far between for a number of reasons. They are technically challenging due to the limited variations in shot composition. Being focussed on a single location tends to...

Underwater – Review

After spending the last decade taking more low key roles and lending her name in order to get projects some traction, Kristen Stewart is now moving into a place where she is balancing the larger stud...
Resin (Harpiks)

Resin (Harpiks) – Review

There are a plethora of films – everything from The Village to Leave No Trace – about families cutting themselves off from modern society in order to establish a new way of life in the mi...
Uncut Gems Adam Sandler

Uncut Gems – Review

The Safdie Brothers’ Uncut Gems doesn’t feel so much like a movie, at times, but rather an unbridled assault on the senses. It’s loud; it’s chaotic; it’s frustrating. The jewellery store settin...

Joker – Review

Box office success hasn’t masked critics’ scorn for Warner Bros’ DC output. Once they were the kingpins of comic book movies, only to be dwarfed by Marvel’s epic Cinematic Universe. An attempt to fas...
The Perfection Netflix

The Perfection – Review

* This review contains spoilers * The title of this film seems more than a little bit far-fetched, given that it is a steaming pile of turds. It is tonally all over the place, the plot feels like it ...
Us Lupita Nyong'o

Us – Review

Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Get Out, was rightly lauded for its incredible exploration of topical political, social and racial issues. It was, arguably, one of the most interesting debuts for q...
Fugue Agnieszka Smoczyńska

Fugue (Fuga) – Review

A woman teeters on her heels; unsteady on her feet. She’s walking on a railway line and her clothes are covered in soil. Suddenly, she reaches the station platform, which she then crawls awkwar...

The Hole In The Ground – Review

Creaking old house in the middle of nowhere? Tick. Damian-esque child actor? Tick. Creepy old neighbour who likes to appear out of nowhere? Tick. You could say that Lee Cronin’s feature-length debut ...
The Guilty Jakob Cedergren

The Guilty (Den Skyldige)

Real-time, one location movies have often been the setting of choice for low-budget indie flicks or European horror. The emergency services contact centre is usually the subject of documentary series...