Episodes

JumpCast: Episode 7 – Knives Out

This week we return to our team in the US as lead host Audrey is joined by Jeff and Fiona to chat about the latest film news, Clue, and review Rian Johnson’s Knives Out! Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Castbox + Stitcher We would absolutely love to hear your…

Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: The Current War (2019)

A century before ‘AC/DC’ became the moniker of a certain Australian rock band, the acronym was synonymous with American pioneers George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison and their conflicting ideas for electricity distribution. While the former was keen to explore the potential of high voltage alternating…

Film Trailers, Films

First Trailer For Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ Released

  “Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect.  When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Shape of Water (2018)

It is hard to believe that over 11 years have passed since arguably Guillermo del Toro’s finest work, ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’. Considered by many as his magnum opus, his films have been varying in quality since, although never not magnificent to look at. Supposedly the only film…

Biopic, Drama, Film Reviews, War, Z - 2018

REVIEW: 12 Strong (2018)

If you’ve read some of my reviews on here before, you’ll know I’m a sucker for films based on true events, such as ‘Deepwater Horizon‘, ‘The Founder‘, and ‘Jackie‘ to name just a few I’ve written about for JUMPCUT. So with ’12 Strong’ riding into…

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…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Midnight Special (2016)

After watching ‘Mud’ (2012) by Jeff Nichols, I was blown away by his style of cinematography, use of nature, the deep concepts involved in the film, and the ability to find a marvellous young actor (Tye Sheriden). For me, ‘Mud’ is a new American classic. From this…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Man of Steel (2013)

I guess with all the furore surrounding ‘Batman v Superman’ over the course of the last week or so, one positive can be taken from the situation – the much maligned ‘Man Of Steel’ has sort of slipped from the grasp of the cynics and…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Iceman (2012)

In the United States, it’s not uncommon to see a gangster movie made every few years. They are usually in high demand and it’s kind of an oddity that people seem to continually watch them despite how deplorable the people in the film behave. For…