Film Reviews, Latest, Thriller, VOD

REVIEW: #LIKE (2021)

The loss of your loved ones can be earth shattering, and grief can present itself in various ways. The desire to seek revenge is seemingly thrilling and cathartic for Woodstock teen Rosie (Sophie Rich), and when the local law enforcement are unwilling to seek out…

Film Reviews, International Film, VOD

REVIEW: Another Round (2021)

Back in 2012, Thomas Vinterberg and Mads Mikkelsen won wide levels of acclaim for The Hunt. Now, the pair have re-teamed for Vinterberg’s latest –Another Round which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in September last year. It is Denmark’s entry for Best Foreign Film…

Action & Adventure, Film Reviews, Latest, VOD

REVIEW: Greenland (2020)

Given the disaster movie genre’s penchant for releasing their films in pairs, like with 1996’s Twister and Tornado!, or 1997’s Dante’s Peak and Volcano, or 1998’s Armageddon and Deep Impact, I wait with bated breath for whichever film is paired with Greenland, the latest Gerard…

Film Reviews, Horror, Latest, VOD

REVIEW: Castle Freak (2020)

When it comes to horror films, the idea of remaking a property is nothing new. Classics like Nightmare On Elm Street have even fallen victim to the remake treatment. However, some films can benefit from a remake. This can be because it was in need…

Drama, Film Reviews, Latest, VOD

REVIEW: Jungleland (2020)

It feels like we’re watching the same fight over and over. Some time ago, boxing films seemed to collectively decide to feature the exact same plot and most of the same characters as one another. Ever since then, they’ve all been fighting the same fight…

Drama, Film Reviews, VOD

REVIEW: Blackbird (2020)

Blackbird is entirely composed of contradictions and mixed emotions. Grief over the loss of a beloved matriarch, and relief that her pain is coming to an end. The helplessness of a devastating, degenerative disease, and the empowerment of having the choice of when to end…

Film Reviews, Films, Horror, VOD

REVIEW: Death of Me (2020)

If you’re thinking of options to fill your 31 nights of Halloween this month, it would be wise to put Death of Me at the bottom of the list, if at all. A startlingly tedious effort from director Darren Lynn Bousman, who’ll hopefully bringing a…

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…

Drama, Film Reviews, Films, Foreign, Latest, VOD

REVIEW: African Violet (2020)

It’s fantastic to see women film directors from the Middle East finally getting the chance to tell their own stories, with their own voices and those stories gaining international attention. The most prominent recent examples are probably the groundbreaking Persepolis (2007), directed by Iranian Marjane…

Biopic, Film Reviews, Films, Latest, VOD

REVIEW: Tesla (2020)

Tesla is sort of like the curse of the monkey’s paw. You say that you want someone to finally make a totally unconventional biopic, and then one finger on the monkey’s paw curls. A common criticism of biopics is that they often come across as…