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Film Review: Us

If Yorgos Lanthimos thought he was the only one that could do creepy and cryptic symbolism with rabbits, boy, was he wrong. Jordan Peele doesn’t shy away from combining horror with happiness; if the squirmish discomfort caused by seemingly…

Film Review: Captain Marvel

The long-awaited Captain Marvel, the first of the (twenty-one) MCU films that centres solely around a female lead, flew onto our UK screens on the 8th of March. The choice of releasing the film on International Women’s Day might seem on…

Film Review: Mary Queen of Scots

Returning to Scotland in 1561, following the death of her husband, eighteen-year-old Mary (Saoirse Ronan) reclaims her rightful throne, settling into her role as Catholic Queen of Scotland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnqjSgMU36U…

Film Review: Stan and Ollie

The 1930s saw the rise of two of the world’s finest comedy actors and performers, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Earning fans from America to Australia, the dynamic duo soon became a power act that everybody wanted to see. Fast forward to…

Film Review: The Wife

1879, Norway. A frustrated and belittled housewife decides to leave her ostensibly kind husband and children to try and find a life for herself after realizing that she has spent years living in the shadows. So goes the classic play by…

Film Review: Robin Hood

The legendary (if overused) tale of Robin Hood is back again in Otto Bathurst’s latest directorial adventure, featuring the skilled archer as he battles to save his land from the cunning leadership of the deceitful Sheriff of Nottingham…

Film Review: The Nun

Essence of the supernatural and paranormal have been around for centuries: ghost sightings, the unholy and even the odd poltergeist. The film industry has been no stranger to this element of our supposed afterlife, with films such as The…

Film Review: BlacKkKlansman

Despite a mixed bag of recent releases, Spike Lee’s new film, a blistering race dramedy entitled BlacKkKlansman, is a stylish yet horrendous gut-punch, that draws in the audience with dark humour before ending with a grave sense of dread.…

Film Review: Annabelle: Creation

Dolls. Strange aren't they? Some are cute, some are ugly, and some are possessed. The sequel to supernatural horror Annabelle (2014) was released last month, having grossed over an impressive $267.3 million since its opening weekend.…

Film Review: Logan Lucky

Marking one of cinemas most anticipated returns of 2017 is Steven Soderbergh’s inevitable comeback movie Logan Lucky. Following his self-imposed exile from Hollywood in 2013 he’s not exactly been quiet, however his return to feature film…

Film Review: The Wall

In a tired genre that has made it increasingly hard to create a movie that is refreshingly different to the war film clichés, by providing innovating yet still gripping new takes on the subject, The Wall is a welcome addition. Playing out…