Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Emma’ Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne

Alexandra Byrne is an Oscar winning costume designer, who has worked on Hamlet (1996), Elizabeth (1998), The Phantom of the Opera (2004) and Murder on the Orient Express (2017). She has also designed the costumes extensively within the MCU – including Thor (2011), The Avengers…

Film Reviews, Latest, Netflix

REVIEW: The Dig (2021)

Up until recently, depictions of archeologists on the big screen have pretty much been limited to the whip-cracking, fedora-toting adventurer Indiana Jones. However, with Francis Lee bringing fossil-hunter Mary Anning under the spotlight in Ammonite and now Simon Stone unearthing the little-known story behind the…

Biopic, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Stardust (2020)

Stardust has big predecessors that make it impossible for there not to be some sort of immediate comparison. Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) and Rocketman (2019) came out in the last two years and made history, making it difficult to identify which movie someone was talking about…

Drama, Film Reviews, Latest, Thriller

REVIEW: Cordelia (2020)

On September 16, a viral tweet by @HarrietMould caused a stir by showing the world the poster of new film Cordelia and stating: “I legit don’t think I’ve ever seen this pose this way round before.” And thereby, the film’s marketing was practically done for…

Film Reviews, Romance

REVIEW: Emma. (2020)

After mid-90s and mid-2000s explosions in adaptations of Jane Austen novels, it feels like we’re over-due for another spate of films and TV shows based on the work of the world’s most famous female author. What we have had in recent years is adaptations of…

Drama, Film Reviews, Thriller, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Beast (2018)

Written and directed by Michael Pearce, Beast is an eerie and captivating debut feature film about isolation and secrets. Moll (Jessie Buckley) is a troubled young woman, stifled by her controlling mother (Geraldine James), the unwanted affections of nice but dull cop Clifford (Trystan Gravelle)…