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Trailer Released For ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’

On Saturday, Warner Bros. dropped the first trailer for Malcolm D Lee’s Space Jam: A New Legacy. The film is a greatly anticipated sequel to the highest-grossing basketball film of all time, Space Jam, released 25 years ago. Los Angeles Lakers basketball star LeBron James will be replacing former protagonist and NBA superstar, Michael Jordan, in […]Read More

Movie Monday: ‘Empire Records’

“Damn the man! Save the Empire!’ floppy-haired stoner Mark shouts over the reporter who broadcasts the closure of Empire Records, an independent record store to rival any of nineties middle America. His straightforward cry encapsulates Empire Record’s (1995) spirit - one of adolescent rebellion and unquestioning enthusiasm.Read More

‘A Nightmare Wakes’ Is Ultimately Disappointing: Review

A Nightmare Wakes is a gothic tale of misery and monsters that, despite its interesting premise, manages to fall rather flat. Within the first ten minutes, Lord Byron (Philippe Bowgen) declares to his friends that he is quite bored, a feeling which quite frankly remains throughout the film. With the slow pace and lack of […]Read More

‘Promising Young Woman’ Lands With A Whimper, Not A Bang:

When the trailer dropped for Emerald Fennell’s feature film debut, audiences were enraptured at the promise of a candy-coated #MeToo tale of sweet, sweet vengeance. On delivery, Promising Young Woman is a wild ride, bedecked in vibrant colours and boasting an exciting soundtrack. So why does it leave a bitter taste? Starring the wonderful Carey […]Read More

‘Judas And The Black Messiah’ – Fred Hampton Biopic As

“I… Am… A Revolutionary!” These dominant words will be racing through your brain after Judas and the Black Messiah’s brutal climax. It’s a simple phrase, but its powerful implications have a hopeful universality that is always relevant. Judas and the Black Messiah explores this universal struggle against the powers that be, and the inevitable injustices that those who […]Read More

‘Boy Meets Boy’ — A Sobering Drama About The Reality

Boy Meets Boy, the debut directorial feature from Daniel Sánchez López, does everything in its power to subvert your expectations of what a romance film is. From the silent, languid opening scene to its melancholic and sobering ending, Boy Meets Boy is an experience that shows love how it really is, rather than how Hollywood […]Read More

‘Firebird’ Is Familiar, But Affecting: BFI Flare Review

Tom Prior and Oleg Zagorodnii star as Soviet Air Force soldiers grappling with sexual tension and professional pride in Peeter Rebane’s debut feature. But with its familiar structure and sanitized approach, Firebird is perhaps enthralling to a fault. Based on a true story, Estonian director Peeter Rebane first discovered Sergey Fetiso when he read his […]Read More

‘Demon’ – A Surreal And Sophisticated Millennial Noir: Review

Imagine finding that all your belongings in your bedroom have been moved out of place. It’s not as if anything has drastically changed, but now it feels deeply wrong somehow. Perhaps it’s even disorienting, like you’re in an alternate universe. British film company Zersetzung’s debut Demon evokes such a feeling. A self-proclaimed “Millennial Noir” (a […]Read More

‘Yes Day’ An Easy-Going Comedy Without Consequence:Review

Yes Day follows parents Jennifer Garner and Edgar Ramírez as they embark on their first ever ‘Yes Day’ with their three children. Apart from a few ground rules, these parents have to say ‘yes’ to almost anything their kids ask…and for 24 hours. In this Netflix original, Jennifer Garner plays Allison, a stressed-out mother who […]Read More