Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: Benjamin (2019)

A film as personal and autobiographical as Simon Amstell’s Benjamin risks alienating its audience. There’s a danger of diving so deep into one’s own personal and emotional history that the story you’re telling becomes too singular and perhaps not all that accessible. In his feature…

Features

Freedom and Liberation in Mad Max: Fury Road

Geographically, Mad Max: Fury Road ends exactly where it begins. After a short prologue detailing the descent of the world and of humanity, we find ourselves deep within the Citadel, held and run by the tyrannical Immortan Joe. We watch as Max is brought there,…

Film Reviews, Films, Horror, Latest

REVIEW: Annabelle Comes Home (2019)

There’s at least one moment in Annabelle Comes Home, the seventh entry in The Conjuring’s Universe and the third of its own trilogy, that sends shivers down the spine. We know the scare is coming, everything in the frame and the soundtrack tells us so….

Articles, Features, Films, Infinity Saga, Latest

The Infinity Saga Ranked

Whichever way you look at it, Avengers: Endgame – which drops this Thursday, people!! – is a milestone for cinema. And what better way to celebrate a milestone than to look back at the journey that brought us there. That’s what we’ve been doing here…

Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: Us (2019)

Just how do you follow up a film like Get Out? It’s one of those films almost universally adored, the rare horror movie to go on and rack up not only Oscar nominations but even a win in the screenplay department. Its reputation remains untarnished….

TV, TV Reviews

REVIEW: Game of Thrones (Season 1)

Before the dragons, before the wildfire, before the White Walkers and the blood magic and the battles, existed a little, almost identically Medieval HBO series known as Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones, obviously, is still very much present today, as the show soars towards…

TV, TV Reviews

REVIEW: Doctor Who (Season 11)

Doctor Who underwent its most notable change yet in 2018 as Jodie Whittaker became the Doctor. What was apparent almost immediately was that Jodie Whittaker became the Doctor, making the role her own instantly and effortlessly. Like a bolt from the blue (box), Whittaker’s charm and energy revitalised…

Drama, Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Disobedience (2018)

There’s a coldness to the core of Disobedience, Sebastián Lelio’s new romantic drama film, released months ago across the pond but only now here in the U.K. Its colour palette defined by greys and a general muteness, its characters bundled in coats and walking through clouded…