TV Reviews

TV REVIEW: The Crown Season 3 (2019)

After the popular and critical acclaim of the multi-Emmy, Golden Globe and BAFTA award-winning first two seasons of The Crown, the long-awaited Season 3 has a lot to live up to. With an aged-up complete change of cast, it was always going to take a…

Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: The Highwaymen (2019)

This 2019 American crime drama is directed by John Lee Hancock and stars Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson, Kathy Bates, John Carroll Lynch, Kim Dickens, Thomas Mann and William Sadler. 1934. Texas. Notorious murderers and thieves Clyde Barrow (Edward Bossert) and Bonnie Parker (Emily Brobst) continue…

Film Reviews, Films, Horror

REVIEW: Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Ever since Netflix have proven themselves as a fantastic streaming platform, everyone gets hyped  about their ‘Originals’. Velvet Buzzsaw was no exception, and when the first trailer dropped I was so excited to watch it. Everything about it seemed great; it was written and directed…

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…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Apostle (2018)

There is a rare moment after watching a film where you sit and stare at the credits, or even pause them rolling altogether whilst wearing a perplexed expression. Your brain frantically tries to decipher the last couple of hours you’ve spent watching a feature that…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Like Father (2018)

Actor-turned-director Lauren Miller, notably known for her comedic roles in Superbad and Sausage Party, makes her feature-length debut with the Netflix backed drama Like Father, a take on the ‘estranged father’ sub-genre that shouldn’t be confused with Father of the Year; another Netflix original film that…

Reel Women

Reel Women: June UK Releases

Welcome back to Reel Women, a monthly feature where we highlight the films that are being released in the UK this month that are written and/or directed by women. As ever this is a mixture of wide and smaller releases, so depending where in the…

Crime, Film Reviews, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Anon (2018)

This 2018 British science fiction thriller is directed and written by Andrew Niccol and stars Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Sonya Walger and Mark O’Brien. In the not too distant future, biosyn implants allow humans to be connected to an endles visual stream of…