Film Review: The Post

In the era of “fake news” and Trump’s incessant desire to mute the press, one wouldn’t have expected a piece of reactionary cinema to be an outrageous suggestion. Fortunately the man helming the first major anti-Trump administration film is…

Film Review: Hostiles

Despite it now being 2018, the level of intolerance and hatred in the world, especially in America, remains at an archaic level. With his latest film Hostiles, director Scott Cooper (Black Mass) offers a thoughtful, gritty exploration of…

Film Review: Molly’s Game

When master screenwriters like Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) turn their hand to directing, often the initial scepticism revolves around their natural habits to focus on substance over style. However with Molly's Game, Sorkin has opted…

Film Review: The Disaster Artist

For those of you who are familiar with Tommy Wiseau's cult classic The Room (2003), then this story of the making of it, directed by and starring James Franco as Mr. Wiseau and entitled The Disaster Artist; truly needs no introduction. Some…

Film Review: Thor: Ragnarok

In terms of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and it's trilogies, the Thor series always had something lacking that meant it couldn't quite keep up with the high standards set by Iron Man (not number 2 obviously) and the brilliant Captain…

London Film Festival Review: Downsizing

In a world as ridiculous as ours at the minute, people poking fun at the state of society are always welcome. Director Alexander Payne (The Descendants), has always been one for satire, and in his latest project entitled Downsizing, he has…

London Film Festival Review: Good Time

Brothers Josh and Benny Safdie are known for directing stylish and dark films, and with crime thriller Good Time, easily their most assured film to date, they’ve created one of the best looking and most exciting films of the past year.…

London Film Festival Review: Breathe

When an exceedingly talented actor or actress tries their hand at directing, the scrutiny that they’re normally exposed to only increases. Such is the case with the brilliant Andy Serkis, taking on his directorial debut in preparation to…

London Film Festival Review: Stronger

When making a film detailing the recovery of a victim of the horrific 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, it’s easily forgiven to get bogged down by the emotional side of things. Yet in David Gordon Green’s biopic of the bombing victim Jeff…