Documentary, Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: On Her Shoulders (2019)

On Her Shoulders is a documentary about Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, who survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS, and how she finds herself on the international stage as the voice for her people. Yazidis are a non-Muslim ethnic group with their own…

Events, Film Reviews, Films, London Film Festival

LFF 2018: They Shall Not Grow Old

Back in 2001, director Peter Jackson made huge technological advancements with his groundbreaking fantasy trilogy Lord of the Rings. Similarly, his latest film, WWI documentary They Shall Not Grow Old, breaks new ground from a technical aspect, albeit with a very different subject matter. Fusing…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Steven Tyler: Out On A Limb (2018)

Tune in to any classic rock radio at any given day and it’s likely you’ll hear an Aerosmith ballad. Next thing you know, it’s reeling you into car karaoke. So infectious, so energetic. Lead singer Steven Tyler is sort of that way, too. At 70…

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…

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Competition: Win A Copy Of ‘Fred’ on DVD!

We recently reviewed ‘Fred’ and thanks to the kind folks over at Lionsgate UK, we have a DVD copy up for grabs! All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is to make sure you’re following us on Twitter and…

Documentary, Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: 100 Years of the RAF (2018)

To celebrate 100 years of courage, perseverance and innovation, Richard Jukes directs a brand new documentary on the Royal Air Force. The documentary introduces us to former service men and women who discuss what it was/is like to be a part of the RAF, a look…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Fred: The Godfather of British Crime (2018)

Freddie Foreman (also known as ‘Brown Bread Fred’) is a notorious British gangster who was an associate of the even more notorious Kray twins – Ronnie and Reggie – in the 1960s. This intimate and eye-opening documentary sees Freddie himself carefully discussing his criminal activities…