Film Reviews

REVIEW: Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

“You have to decide if you’re going to step up or not.” Spider-Man: Homecoming was a different kind of Spider-Man movie than the ones released before it. With Peter Parker’s introduction to the MCU, we found ourselves with a young, fairly inexperienced hero suddenly thrust…

Features

An A24 Adventure: Episode One

Ah, A24. Every millennial cinephile’s favourite independent film studio. Since its inception in 2012, the New York-based studio has enjoyed a wealth of success among avid filmgoers across the globe, and there’s no mystery as to why. With films like Lady Bird, Moonlight and The…

Film Reviews, Films, Horror

REVIEW: Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Ever since Netflix have proven themselves as a fantastic streaming platform, everyone gets hyped  about their ‘Originals’. Velvet Buzzsaw was no exception, and when the first trailer dropped I was so excited to watch it. Everything about it seemed great; it was written and directed…

Articles, Features, Films

JumpCut’s Top 5 Jake Gyllenhaal Performances

Ahead of the release of his latest film, Velvet Buzzsaw, landing on Netflix tomorrow, the JumpCut team have come together to vote on our top five performances from Jake Gyllenhaal throughout his impressive career. From his baby-faced first outing on the silver screen in Ron Underwood’s City…

Events, Film Reviews, Films, London Film Festival

LFF 2018: Wildlife

Arguably one of the most underrated actors out there, Paul Dano brings his directorial debut to LFF, also competing in the First Feature category. Known for choosing diverse and interesting roles, Dano equally brings a unique perspective to the family drama in the exceptionally beautiful…

Action & Adventure, Drama, Film Reviews, Z - 2017

REVIEW: Okja (2017)

‘Okja’ has been one of my most highly anticipated films of the year. South Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s ‘Snowpiercer’ is one of my favourite films. ‘Okja’ also features ‘Snowpiercer’s’ Tilda Swinton, along with Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and ‘Breaking Bad’s’ Giancarlo Esposito – it…

Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: Nocturnal Animals (2016)

It’s hard to believe that ‘Nocturnal Animals’ is only the second directorial outing for fashion designer Tom Ford, seemingly already establishing himself as somewhat of an auteur. Producing, directing and writing the screenplay, Ford’s ‘Nocturnal Animals’ is a dark, hallucinatory noir thriller which has already…