BFI Flare 2021, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Cowboys (BFI Flare 2021)

When it comes to trans visibility, mainstream entertainment narratives have a tendency to lean towards showcasing adults’ stories. This then leaves a gaping hole when it comes to stories of young people navigating their gender identity, unfortunately unconsciously feeding into this belief that children are…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Latest, Sci-Fi

REVIEW: Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)

As someone who was a kid when the first two Bill & Ted movies came out, I’m pretty much the exact target audience for this sequel, being released almost thirty years after the last (and best) installment. I have mixed feelings about these nostalgic sequels and remakes/reboots,…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Brittany Runs A Marathon (2019)

Inspired by director Paul Downs Colaizzo’s roommate, Brittany Runs a Marathon is a contender for one of this year’s biggest surprises. On the surface, its easy to write this off as “just another average comedy”, but it’s infinitely better than that. The film follows 27-year-old…

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…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Z - 2017

REVIEW: Rough Night (2017)

I saw the trailer for this film and thought it looked like a female version of ‘The Hangover’, which is pretty much exactly what it is. Although the trailer did not appeal to my sense of humour, it had a strong cast (including Scarlett Johansson,…