22 Jan 2019
Drama, Film Reviews, Mystery, Thriller, Z - 2018

Dark River 

Year: 2018 Directed by: Clio Barnard Cast: Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean, Dean Andrews Written by Hunter Williams Following this year’s ‘Lean On Pete‘, ‘God’s Own Country‘ and ‘The Levelling‘, the withering farmlands are a dramatic staple of 2018’s arthouse cinema. Clio Bernard’s ‘Dark River’ is…

Film Reviews, Horror, Mystery

Hereditary 

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne WRITTEN BY RHYS BOWEN JONES A24, the production company that can seemingly do no wrong lately, are back with another unique horror that has gripped the world. Following successful…

Crime, Film Reviews, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Z - 2018

Anon 

Year: 2018 Directed by: Andrew Nicol Cast: Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Sonya Walger, Mark O’Brien Written by Chris Gelderd This 2018 British science fiction thriller is directed and written by Andrew Niccol and stars Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Sonya Walger and Mark O’Brien. In the not too distant future,…

Drama, Film Reviews, Horror, Mystery

Mother! 

Year: 2017 Director: Darren Aronofsky Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer Written by Sasha Hornby ‘Mother!’ is the latest film written and directed by American auteur Darren Aronofsky, director of ‘Black Swan’ and ‘Requiem for a Dream’, about a couple whose relationship…

Drama, Film Reviews, Mystery, Thriller

Wind River 

Year: 2017 Director: Taylor Sheridan Starring: Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Gil Birmingham, Julia Jones, Kelsey Chow Written by Rhys Bowen Jones If you haven’t heard of Taylor Sheridan by now, I’m sure he is going to be a household name from 2017 and beyond. Following…

Film Reviews, Horror, Mystery

The Limehouse Golem 

Year: 2017 Director: Juan Carlos Medina Starring: Olivia Cooke, Bill Nighy, Douglas Booth, Maria Valverde Written by Abbie Eales Set in the gloomy East End of London, ‘The Limehouse Golem’ is a gory Victorian whodunnit with a gloriously twisted difference. Directed by Juan Carlos Medina…

Fantasy, Film Reviews, Horror, Mystery

Death Note 

Year: 2017 Director: Adam Wingard Starring: Nat Wolff, Lakeith Stanfield, Margaret Qualley, Willem Dafoe, Jason Liles Written by Sasha Hornby When Adam Wingard’s live-action US-set reimagining of ‘Death Note‘ was announced, I had mixed feelings.  Excitement at the prospect of another film from one of my…