Apple TV+, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Palmer (2021)

Already featuring a solid and eclectic library of TV shows, streaming service Apple TV+ is certainly attempting to ramp up their film offerings following Sofia Coppola’s On the Rocks, Cartoon Saloon’s Wolfwalkers and the upcoming Tom Holland drama Cherry from the Russo Brothers. However their…

Film Reviews, Horror, Latest, Shudder

REVIEW: Anything for Jackson (2020)

‘Tis the season to be attempting to open the gates of the spiritual realm according to Shudder’s latest subversive yuletide offering. With a consistently impressive horror selection, including this year’s innovative lockdown flick Host, the streaming service is going from strength-to-strength. From director Justin G…

Drama, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Falling (2020)

2020 appears to be the year director’s tackle the poignant topic of dementia, particularly following Natalie Erika James’ horror Relic and Harry Macqueen romantic drama Supernova. And there is the upcoming sure-fire Oscar contender, The Father (starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman) as well. Falling…

Film Reviews, Horror, Latest, LFF 2020

REVIEW: Rose – A Love Story (LFF 2020)

Vampires have long been a staple of the horror genre, harking back to the 1922 silent classic Nosferatu. However on screen portrayals of the mythical creature have ranged widely throughout the decades. Initially characterised as mere bloodsucking monsters, vampires are increasingly represented as misunderstood outsiders –…

Drama, Fantasy, Film Reviews, Horror, Latest, LFF 2020

REVIEW: Siberia (LFF 2020)

For those who like their festival films as bonkers and experimental as possible; well this one’s definitely for you. World premiering in competition at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year, Siberia marks Abel Ferrara’s sixth collaboration with Willem Dafoe, following last year’s addiction drama Tommaso. Billed as a search…

Drama, Film Reviews, Latest, LFF 2020

REVIEW: Supernova (LFF 2020)

Undoubtedly one of the most anticipated films in this year’s London film festival programme (alongside Francis Lee’s Ammonite) is the sophomore outing from British writer-director Harry Macqueen. World-premiering in competition at San Sebastián earlier this year, the drama is the second movie in the lineup to…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Films, Latest, Sci-Fi

REVIEW: Save Yourselves (2020)

Premiering earlier this year at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, writer-directors Alex Huston Fischer and Eleanor Wilson’s Save Yourselves couldn’t come at a more relatable time. The unravelling end-of-the-world events mirror the lockdown experienced globally, with many of us turning to self-improvement or new hobbies to pass the…

Film Reviews, Films, Latest, Reviews, VOD

REVIEW: Spinster (2020)

“I have two choices: to give up and accept permanent state of spinsterhood and eventual eating by Alsatians, or not.” In 2001, Sharon Maguire shone a bright light on the pressures of the thirty-something woman (often portrayed as hapless) to meet a man and get…

Action & Adventure, Apple TV+, Drama, Film Reviews, Period, War

REVIEW: Greyhound (2020)

Debuting exclusively on Apple TV+ following a remarkable $70 million deal, Greyhound marks the return of Tom Hanks’ to a World War II setting, following Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan and Bridge of Spies. Based on CS Forester’s 1955 fictional war novel “The Good Shepherd”, the film shines a light…