Events, Film Reviews, Films, London Film Festival, Z - 2018

LFF 2018: Lizzie

A story that will no doubt be familiar to fans of true crime, the infamous Lizzie Borden who murdered her father and step-mother is now the subject of this film, starring Chloe Sevigny as the titular character, and Kristen Stewart as her maid/lover/accomplice Bridget Sullivan….

Events, Film Reviews, Films, London Film Festival, Z - 2018

LFF 2018: Arctic

Tucked away towards the back of the LFF programme, you’ll often find some of the best off-the-radar hidden gems, and Arctic is one of those films. The first feature from director Joe Penna would perhaps go entirely unnoticed were it not for the fact that…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Just putting this out there upfront, BlacKkKlansman is one of the hardest films I’ve ever had to review. There is so much that it has to say, so much weight to it, and so much potency and relevance for our times that it seems an injustice…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Whitney (2018)

Cited as the most awarded female act of all time, legendary singer Whitney Houston’s celebrated career and her subsequent tragic death are the latest subject for master-documenteer Kevin Macdonald. With previous credits including heralded documentaries Touching the Void, Life in a Day and the Oscar-winning…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: A Fantastic Woman (2018)

LGBTQ+ cinema is absolutely thriving at the moment. With films like ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Call Me By Your Name’ garnering some of the top awards, and 2018’s ‘Love, Simon’ already attracting plenty of positive buzz for bringing a gay love story to a mainstream, teen audience….

Animation, Family, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Early Man (2018)

Any film from beloved stop-motion animation studio, Aardman, will be met with great anticipation. Their films feel so intrinsically part of British culture, and after previous feature-length efforts such as ‘Chicken Run’, ‘The Curse of the Were-Rabbit’, and ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ delighted audiences almost…

Biopic, Comedy, Film Reviews, Z - 2017

REVIEW: The Disaster Artist (2017)

The concept for ‘The Disaster Artist’ isn’t exactly the easiest to explain, especially to those with no prior knowledge of the source material which inspired it, the best bad movie of all time, ‘The Room’. I count myself as one of the millions of diehard…

Film Reviews

JUMPCUT’s Favourites: Jaws (1975)

People: What’s the film you’ll never get tired of watching?  Me: Jaws.  People: What’s the one film you would choose to watch for the rest of your life? Me: Jaws. People: What’s your favourite fi… Me: JAWS OKAY.  It is pretty much a guarantee that…