Apple TV+, Mystery, TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: Lisey’s Story (2021)

Apple TV’s adaptation of Stephen King’s Lisey’s Story (debuting 4 June) is first and foremost an exploration of love and loss. It’s romantic and tender and at times even a little heart-aching. But King being King, of course, elements of supernatural horror and stalker thriller…

Film Reviews, Thriller

REVIEW: The Woman in the Window (2021)

There’s a fine line between inspiration and unoriginality and audiences will surely debate which side of said line Joe Wright’s The Woman in the Window finds itself on. Adapted from pseudonymous author A. J. Finn’s New York Times bestselling novel, Wright’s new film is a…

Film Reviews, Horror, Latest

REVIEW: Possessor (2020)

The human mind is a battleground overflowing with emotive expressions, confusion, confliction and animalistic natures that cannot be tamed. It is within this psyche that we begin to question our innermost thoughts and feelings, our connection with the world around us and our own purpose….

Film Reviews, Sci-Fi

REVIEW: Annihilation (2018)

Alex Garland had been floating on the edges of Hollywood fame for years before he made it big. He’s a talented writer who is responsible for genuinely great films like ’28 Days Later’, ‘Never Let Me Go’, and ‘Dredd’, but it was the leap to…

Crime, Drama, Film Reviews, Thriller

REVIEW: Good Time (2017)

The Safdie brothers promise very little with a modest title of only being a ‘Good Time’, when it is, in fact, the best adrenaline rush of 2017. After their previous success with Heaven Knows What, the Safdie’s received an unexpected email from Robert Pattinson. The…

News + Trailers

Step Inside The Shimmer In New ‘Annihilation’ Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89OP78l9oF0&w=560&h=315] “A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply.” Direct by: Alex Garland Cast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny and Oscar Isaac Release Date: 23rd February 2018

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Anomalisa (2016)

By looking at stills from ‘Anomalisa’, I was mainly astounded at the level of detail which had gone into the animation process. To me, animation like this is a little bit mind-blowing and very, very impressive; for the sheer amount of time and patience it…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Hateful Eight (2016)

As I’ve noted in this space before, there is one word in film that can get me to a theatre faster than a stagecoach bounding over a blizzard-laden mountain pass: Tarantino. Needless to say, when Tarantino delivered his eighth original feature film, aptly titled ‘The…