Dark Waters – Review

Climate change is a hot topic (pardon the pun) these days. Despite overwhelming evidence, it remains a divisive topic. Whether people believe the earth is heating up naturally or due to manmade cause...
The Lighthouse Robert Eggers

The Lighthouse – Review

Director Robert Eggers sure knows how to play around with light and shade – quite literally, in his latest feature film, The Lighthouse. In the similar manner to his directorial debut, The VVitch, he...
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...

Richard Jewell – Review

Clint Eastwood may be pushing 90 but he isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. He directs an excellent cast in Richard Jewell as he once again tackles a recent slice of American history. Richard (P...
JoJo Rabbit

JoJo Rabbit – Review

A film where an imaginary Hitler is played for laughs doesn’t really sound like your usual six-time-nominated Oscar fodder. And yet, Taika Waititi’s ‘anti-hate satire’ JoJo Rabbit has achieved exactl...

1917 – Review

I know dark clouds will gather ’round me I know my way is hard and steep There is a scene, towards the end of Sam Mendes’ 1917, where one young soldier stands up amongst his comrades fill the f...
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John’s Top Ten Movies of 2019

2019 was a bit of a mixed year in terms of quality of movie output. There were a few stand out movies that showed promise and ultimately delivered but there was an awful lot of releases that that was...

Thomas’s Top Ten Movies of 2019

As the year came to an end, I realised there were some notable exclusions in my list of films seen from 2019. With two weeks off work, and a plethora of streaming options at my disposable, I put off ...

Doctor Sleep – Review

Some films don’t need a sequel. Others shouldn’t have a sequel. In a world where horror films rarely stand alone, Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining survived for almost 40 years without a follow-up. No on...