Film Reviews, Latest, Thriller

REVIEW: The Winter Lake (2021)

There’s something about the quiet isolation of rural areas that brings out the worst in people. Whether embarking on a hallucinatory adventure in A Field in England or becoming embroiled in a dark family secret in The Winter Lake, the lack of human contact inspires…

Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: WandaVision Episode 9 (2021)

A strange sense of entitlement surrounded WandaVision in recent weeks. Every week, the internet was abuzz with fan theories that were willed into existence by literally millions of fans the world over, followed by days of disappointment that followed when such fan theories never came…

Disney+, Latest, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: WandaVision Episode 8 (2021)

WandaVision has excelled thus far by hopping between genres at will, all of it seamlessly blending to create arguably the most talked-about television event in years. Not since the true crime documentary golden age of Netflix’s Making A Murderer, has Twitter been so absorbed in…

Episodes, JumpCast

JumpCast: Episode 101 – 25 Years Of Wes Anderson

It’s been 25 years since Wes Anderson’s feature film debut Bottle Rocket was released, leading to one of cinema’s most celebrated directors forging an incredibly filmography. Rhys, Sam, Corey and Chris get together to celebrate his career, dissect his filmography and gush about their favourites….

Film Reviews, Horror, Latest

REVIEW: The Vigil (2021)

You can always rely on the horror genre to find religious rituals and turn them into an anxiety inducing, terrifying experience. Whether drenched in a Midsommar sun watching a brutal suicide custom or being sacrificed in a ritual offering to a Norse God in, er,…

Disney+, Latest, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: WandaVision Episodes 5-7 (2021)

WandaVision and The Problem with Spoiler Culture In the weeks since the last recap, WandaVision has developed an undisputed must-watch reputation. The weekly release of the show has earned a lot of attention, both acclaim and criticism. On one hand, giving WandaVision time to breathe…

Interviews, Latest

INTERVIEW: Director and Stars of ‘The Mimic’

The Mimic Interview with actors Thomas Sadoski and Jake Robinson, and writer-director Thomas F Mazziotti In brand new indie comedy, The Mimic, Thomas Sadoski and Jake Robinson play rivals in a small neighbourhood, one of which recently widowed and the other happily married. The two…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: The Mimic (2021)

Sociopathy in film is a topic explored almost exclusively in tense thrillers or dramatic character studies. Some examples in recent memory are Jake Gyllenhaal’s Louis Bloom in Nightcrawler, the neurotic cameraman hunting for a big news footage score, or Rosamund Pike’s iconic Amy Dunne in…

Film Reviews, International Film, Latest

REVIEW: Two of Us (2021)

Time is a fickle beast. Throughout Two of Us, the passage of time is consistently referred to; two young girls counting to 30 while playing hide and seek, a clock heirloom on the mantlepiece, or some gradually burning eggs left waiting on the stove top….

Disney+, Latest, Superhero, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: WandaVision Episode 3 (2021)

The weekly release of WandaVision, harkening back to the pre-Netflix days of a bygone era, is both a blessing and a curse for the MCU’s fledgling Disney+ series. The gap in between each episode encourages heavy theorising, discussion, and analysis, poring over every detail of…