Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Ride the Eagle (2021)

Through writing and starring in Digging for Fire (2015), Win it All (2017) and starring in Drinking Buddies (2013), all directed by Joe Swanberg; as well as Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), directed by Colin Trevorrow – Jake Johnson has established and maintained his schlubby manchild…

Fantasy, Film Reviews, Horror

REVIEW: The Green Knight (2021)

Medieval Knights, especially Arthurian ones of the Round Table, come with certain expected traits – honour, loyalty, chivalry, heroism, bravery… and Sir Gawain of the original epic poem is no exception. You may be surprised then, by the Gawain you find in David Lowery’s new…

Film Reviews, Romance

REVIEW: The Last Letter From Your Lover (2021)

A cosy romance may be the last thing you would expect as a follow up to the hedonistic Never Goin Back (2018) from director Augustine Frizzell, but it’s good that a new director is already showing range, especially when you consider that she’s also directed…

Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘The World to Come’ Director Mona Fastvold

The World to Come is set in the remote and rural Upstate New York in the 1850s and examines what happens when grief-stricken couple Abigail (Katherine Waterston) and Dyer (Casey Affleck) get new neighbours – Tallie (Vanessa Kirby) and Finney (Christopher Abbott). We met with…

Apple TV+, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Ted Lasso Season 2 Episode 1 (2021)

Season 1 of Ted Lasso could not have come at a more perfect time because it has helped us through lockdowns and beyond, with many people re-watching it countless times, for Ted’s biscuits are the ultimate in comfort food. Season 2 has fairly swiftly followed,…

Disney+, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Loki Episodes 3-4 (2021)

After getting very worried that Loki had jumped the shark in Episode 3, it’s with great relief that I can report that Episode 4 brings it fully back on track and we can now excitedly look forward to seeing how things will wrap up in…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Horror

REVIEW: Werewolves Within (2021)

Never as consistently popular as vampires, werewolves have long been the underdog (pun entirely intended) of the horror world. However, their moon seems to be rising and the cycle returning in their favour – with Jim Cummings’ The Wolf of Snow Hollow which came out…

Animation, Disney+, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Luca (2021)

The eighth of March 2020 is a day that lives in my own personal infamy – I went to the cinema and watched two movies – the Sad-Dad Ben Affleck opus The Way Back (and what a year he’s had since) and Pixar’s Onward. A…

Disney+, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Loki Episodes 1-2 (2021)

As someone who went into the first two episodes of Loki completely cold (I had seen no teasers, trailers, clips or even any images really), I did not know what to expect. Of course, many of us guessed that we would be picking up Loki’s…