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REVIEW: Mank (2020)

Anyone who loves cinema, or who knows somebody who loves cinema, will be all too familiar with Orson Welles classic film Citizen Kane. What is hard to believe in our days of superhero franchises and directors who have to prove themselves for years, is that…

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REVIEW: His House (2020)

His House is a terrifying new-to-Netflix horror/thriller directorial debut by Remi Weekes, which received it’s premiere in pre-COVID times at Sundance Festival back in January. Starring Wunmi Mosaku as Rial (most recently seen as Ruby in Lovecraft Country) and Sope Dirisu as husband Bol (Elliott…

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REVIEW: Butt Boy (2020)

I love a trashy, high-concept film. From ‘Rubber‘, the film about a killer tyre roaming the land to ‘Wolf Cop‘ the film about, yes, a werewolf cop, I’m a sucker for something which makes you sit back and say “Who in the actual hell would…

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Best of the Decade: Under The Skin (2013)

Jonathan Glazer’s erotic science-fiction masterpiece, starring Scarlett Johannson, is sure to be gracing many an end of decade ‘best of’ list, despite being somewhat of a curveball when it first appeared. Made for a small budget of £8million and with a cast made up largely…

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REVIEW: Earthquake Bird (2019)

“Death follows me” states Lucy Fly (Vikander), a troubled Swedish ex-pat working as a translator in Tokyo, where she has been living for a little over five years. She has her own house, plays in a string quartet and begins a passionate relationship with enigmatic…

TV Reviews

REVIEW: The End of the F***ing World (Season Two)

Season one of The End of the F***Ing World was based on a graphic novel of the same name by Charles Forsman and was written for the screen by Charlie Covell (who has also worked as an actress in Brit staples like Holby and Midsomer…

Netflix, TV Reviews

REVIEW: Living With Yourself (Season 1)

Living with Yourself is the latest eight-part series to hit Netflix. The big selling point to this, over other Netflix comedies is it stars Paul Rudd alongside Paul Rudd, because who doesn’t need two Paul Rudds (Ruddses?) in their life. Rudd plays Miles Elliott, a middle-aged…

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REVIEW: Burn (2019)

Burn is the directorial debut from Mike Gan, a thriller set in a single location, a small-town gas station in the U.S., following events which take place over a single night. Gas station assistant Melinda (Tilda Cobham-Hervey) is the very definition of the lonely outsider, struggling…

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REVIEW: Starfish (2019)

Aubrey Parker (Virginia Gardner) is mourning the death of her best friend, Grace. Completely grief-stricken, Aubrey wants to feel close to Grace again, so she breaks into her apartment. Once there she begins to immerse herself into Grace’s world, surrounding herself with memories of her…

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REVIEW: Isn’t It Romantic (2019)

“They’ll never make a movie about girls like us, and you know why? Because it would be so sad that they’d have to sprinkle Prozac on the popcorn or people would kill themselves”- Natalie’s Mum Rebel Wilson stars as Natalie, a New York dwelling architect who…