Cassandro Gael Garcia Bernal

Cassandro – Review

In the Venn Diagram of ultra masculine Mexican luchadors and sparkly, perfomative “camp”, you can’t imagine there would be much crossover. The middle space would be non-existent. And yet, Roger Ross ...
The Killer Netflix Michael Fassbender

The Killer – Review

David Fincher’s latest thriller, The Killer, is probably the antithesis of what many have come to anticipate from the “hitman’s revenge” kind of film. It is still; it defies its own mantras about not...
Cobweb 2023 Movie

Cobweb – Review

There can’t be too much left unexplored in contemporary horror. The creature feature. The alienated, eccentric child. The mother of a nervous disposition. The house that creaks at night. The mysterio...

The Boy and The Herron – Review

Nothing quite gets an audience as excited as a new Studio Ghibli film does, especially when Hayao Miyazaki is the Director attached. From such classics of Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle, the ...
Rotting in the Sun

Rotting in the Sun – Review

Warning – This review contains major spoilers for Rotting in the Sun If Tom Gormican’s The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent taught us anything, it’s that we love actors playing hyper stylised vers...
Filip Netflix

Filip – Review

The tagline on the poster for Michal Kwiecinski’s Filip reads “Scoundrel? Hero? Victim?” and that perfectly sums up the tone and style of this film. At times sumptuous and erotic, at others violent a...
Barbie Movie

Barbie – Review

Greta Gerwig’s candy-coloured Barbie movie has been one of the most anticipated movies of the past few years. One half of the so-called “Barbenheimer”, it hit the box offices in a wave of pink and se...
Oppenheimer film review

Oppenheimer – Review

“Now I am become Death, destroyer of worlds.” Christopher Nolan’s biopic of J. Robert Oppenheimer, based on Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherman’s book, American Prometheus, weaves effortlessly between the...
Sisu Jorma Tommila

Sisu – Review

Sisu, as the title cards to Jalmari Helander’s film will tell you, is a word that cannot be translated into English. It means “a white knuckled form of courage and unimaginable determination”. Essent...