Features, Latest, TV

Fi’s Top 30 TV Shows of 2020

I’ve decided to shamelessly steal from the great LA Times film critic Justin Chang and present my best TV shows of the year as a series of 15 pairs. I love finding connections between things and thinking of films in terms of double-bills, so thought…

Film Reviews, Latest, Mystery, Netflix, Period, Streaming

REVIEW: Rebecca (2020)

While remakes and reboots are – perhaps deservedly so – controversial, literary adaptations are more complicated. The problem can come when there is one particular adaptation of a novel which is considered ‘classic’ or ‘definitive.’ That is very much the case with Daphne Du Maurier’s…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: American Animals (2018)

Following in the footsteps of Sarah Buddery’s Blackkklansman review, I’m finding American Animals a really difficult film to review. I’ve been trying to find an angle from which to approach the film since I saw it. It’s a film that has been firmly trenched in…

Film Reviews, Horror, Mystery

REVIEW: Hereditary (2018)

A24, the production company that can seemingly do no wrong lately, are back with another unique horror that has gripped the world. Following successful releases like ‘The VVitch’ and ‘It Comes At Night’, ‘Hereditary’ arrives with hype and then some. It premiered at Sundance Film Festival back…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Captain Fantastic (2016)

‘Captain Fantastic’ had a storming festival season earlier this year, winning awards left, right and centre, but as with most indie films, it had a fairly limited release here in the UK. This is a huge shame for two reasons. Firstly, it didn’t get the…