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…

Fantasy, Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Place of No Words (2021)

How does a father broach the subject of mortality with their son? This quandary lies at the heart of The Place of No Words, a personal love letter from writer-editor-director Mark Webber to his family, Teresa and Bodhi Palmer. With Mark suffering through a terminal…

Fantasy, Film Reviews, Sci-Fi

REVIEW: Monster Hunter (2021)

With the dust barely settled from King Kong and Godzilla’s blockbuster brawl earlier in the year, another brand new monster movie is upon us. Monster Hunter sees Director Paul W. S. Anderson bring to life the Capcom game series of the same name for the…

Disney+, Fantasy, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Cruella (2021)

Ever wondered why the glamorous fashionista turned out as cruel as she did? Disney returns once more with another villain origin story, this time creating a backstory for the universally hated but remarkably dressed dog killer, Cruella De Vil from Disney’s 101 Dalmatians. It can…

Fantasy, Netflix, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Shadow and Bone (2021)

Leigh Bardugo’s beloved Grishaverse series, which started with the Shadow and Bone Trilogy (published 2012-2014) and continued with the paired books Six of Crows (2015)/Crooked Kingdom (2016) and King of Scars (2019)/Rule of Wolves (2021) has now been adapted into a big-budget Netflix show, hoping…

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…

Comedy, Fantasy, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Spontaneous (2020)

It’s hard to say what impact Spontaneous will have years down the line, if it will be remembered as a classic teen film and resonate with a new generation of moviegoers. But in 2020, in the midst of a Trump presidency and a global health…

Fantasy, Film Reviews, Films, Foreign, Horror

REVIEW: Koko-di Koko-da (2020)

Traumatic events always leave us in a never-ending loop of regret, depression and scenarios that could exist within a different parallel universe. They can cause the breakdown of relationships and keep us from ever healing from the event that happened, which is why they can…

Drama, Fantasy, Film Reviews, Foreign, Latest, VOD

REVIEW: Entwined (2020)

Greek and Roman mythology has been having something of a moment in cinema recently, with Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Orpheus and Eurydice), The Lighthouse (Proteus and Prometheus) and the much lesser known British independent film The Isle, which blended the Scottish folklore of…