Film News

Ten New Releases on July Tenth!

We all know it’s been a strange year (both in terms of movies and well, everything else) and it would be easy to assume, with all of the endless delays to high-profile films like TENET and the latest BOND, that this means it’s a barren…

Features

The Human Cost of Netflix

2015 was a crazy time. Trump was talking about running for President. Brexit hadn’t happened. And there was another story people couldn’t stop talking about: the incarceration of Steve Avery. You remember Steve, right? The main subject of Netflix’s resoundingly successful original true crime series…

Film Trailers

First Trailer For Netflix’s ‘Extraction’ Released

Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly…

JUMPCUT PLAY, PLAY Reviews

RETROSPECTIVE: Dragon’s Lair

The cinematic cutscenes of Final Fantasy and the Arkham series – that feature progressive narrative – owe its stunning existence to one arcade fantasy that triggered a new generation of gaming. Cinematronics Dragon’s Lair held a lot of firsts for its infant industry at the…

Film Reviews, Sundance 2020

REVIEW: Mucho Mucho Amor (Sundance 2020)

“Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado” is the spiritually healing and fascinating documentary on famed Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado. Directed by Cristina Constantini and Kareem Tabsch, the Netflix film follows Mercado’s life, a wanderer of life, astrology and joy, who appeared in…

Film Reviews

REVIEW: Miss Americana (2020)

Even before the glitz and glam, all Taylor Swift wanted was appreciation and success for her talent. Fifteen years, seven albums and an estimated net worth of $360 million later and you simply can’t deny the power that the singer and songwriter holds within the…

Articles, Articles + Interviews

Where to Start with Studio Ghibli

Previously the films of Studio Ghibli were notoriously hard to acquire on streaming services, but in January 2020, Netflix announced the acquisition of 21 films from the Japanese animation giants. Famed for their distinctive anime films, Studio Ghibli has been delighting people of all ages…

Articles

2020 Golden Globe Predictions

Welcome back to one of the most alluring and exciting times of the year – awards season. And whilst it showcases the best of the best in cinema, it’s also an opportunity to think about the ongoing issues that are still raising questions in the…

Film Trailers

Final Trailer For A24’s ‘Uncut Gems’ Released

An electrifying crime thriller about Howard Ratner, a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire…