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…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, VOD

REVIEW: The Truth (2020)

Japanese film director Hirokazu Kore-eda has been working steadily since the early 1990s and is internationally critically-acclaimed. He is a particular favourite of the Cannes Film Festival, winning the Jury Prize in 2013 for Like Father, Like Son and the Palme d’Or in 2018 for…

Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: The Kid (2019)

Directed by Vincent D’onofrio (Daredevil and Full Metal Jacket ring a bell?), The Kid is a western drama focusing on the real-life figures of the infamous Billy The Kid (Dane DeHann) and Pat Garrett (Ethan Hawke). Interwoven between accounts of their encounter, Rio Culter (Jake…

Events, Film News, Films

2019 Independent Spirit Awards Winners

Audrey Plaza hosted the 34th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards where Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk was the night’s big winner, taking home 3 awards for Best Director, Best Support Actress, and the biggest award of the evening, Best Feature. JumpCut favourite Richard…

Events, Films, TV

The 2019 Critic’s Choice Awards: Full List And Winners

The 24th Annual Critic’s Choice Awards presented their awards Sunday night to categories across the film and television platforms. Viola Davis presented the #SeeHer Award to Claire Foy (The Girl in the Spider’s Web, The Crown, First Man), an award given to women who persistently…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Blaze (2018)

Blaze plays out like a hardy poem come to life, as much a devastating musical as a beautiful portrait of love and tragedy. But it’s a love story of so many little corners of life, mostly the ones that defined, inspired, and befuddled underground country musician…

Drama, Film Reviews, Thriller, Z - 2018

REVIEW: First Reformed (2018)

In Paul Schrader’s ‘First Reformed,’ we are greeted with a heavy despair and loss of faith through another venture in character study as told through the general perspective of Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke). The screenwriter behind Martin Scorsese’s critically acclaimed ‘Taxi Driver,’ with a…

News + Trailers

First Trailer for Paul Schrader’s ‘First Reformed’ Released

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCF5Y8dQpR4&w=560&h=315] “A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.” Directed by: Paul Schrader Starring: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Cedric Kyles Release Date: May 18th,…

Watch This Space

Watch This Space: August 28th – September 3rd

This week we’re excited to re-launch our weekly feature – Watch This Space. Every Monday we will be recommending films that are on TV that week, films playing at the cinema, and also remind you of those brilliant films hiding on streaming services, such as…