Film Reviews, International Film, VOD

REVIEW: Another Round (2021)

Back in 2012, Thomas Vinterberg and Mads Mikkelsen won wide levels of acclaim for The Hunt. Now, the pair have re-teamed for Vinterberg’s latest –Another Round which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in September last year. It is Denmark’s entry for Best Foreign Film…

Episodes

JumpCast: Episode 8 – Star Wars Special: Spin-Offs

In the first of our Star Wars special episodes, Nick is joined by Sam and Tom to chat about the spin-off films Rogue One and Solo and dive into what they feel worked, what didn’t, and their reception. (Intro created by Samuel Kim – @samuelkimmusic)…

PLAY News

The Game Awards 2019 Winners

The 2019 Game Awards show took place last night at the Microsft Theater in Los Angeles and was hosted by Geoff Keighley. Ahead of the show, Death Stranding had a staggering 9 nominations and walked away with 3, including Best Game Direction and Best Performance,…

Latest, PLAY Featured, PLAY Reviews

REVIEW: Death Stranding (2019)

A Hideo Kojima game comes with its own heightened set of expectations since storming onto the scene over 30 years ago with the Metal Gear franchise, 9 sequels, and other non-Solid Snake related adventures. Kojima has since disbanded from Konami and launched his own self-published…

Competition

COMPETITION: Win A Limited Edition ‘Arctic’ Steelbook

Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal, Doctor Strange) gives a tour de force performance as a pilot whose plane has crashed in a remote corner of the Arctic. Stranded in the wilderness he uses his ingenuity to survive. The tragic turn of events, involving another crash survivor, played…

Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: Arctic (2019)

When you imagine yourself stranded in the depths of the Arctic, all you can feel is loneliness and cold slowly creeping their way through your veins, into the crevices of your mind and settling in your bones. It’s a place that doesn’t hold hope for…

Film Reviews, Films, Infinity Saga

Doctor Strange (2016): THE INFINITY SAGA

“Dormammu, I’ve come to bargain.” became a meme-approved quote from the MCU’s time-wizard during the climatic groundhog day sequence of Scott Derrickson’s 2016 contribution. Defending his title as one of the coolest Avengers – satisfying blue robes and the Eye of Agamotto at the ready…

Action & Adventure, Crime, Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: Polar (2019)

This 2019 neo-noir action film, based on the comic series of the same name, is directed by Jonas Åkerlund and stars Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick and Matt Lucas. As the world’s greatest assassins Duncan ‘The Black Kaiser’ Vizla prepares to retire, his boss…