Drama, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: The Killing of Two Lovers (2021)

The breakdown of any relationship is never easy, and it becomes even more complicated when there’s children involved. In The Killing of Two Lovers, David (Clayne Crawford) is desperately trying to keep his family together despite all the messy emotions. During a separation from his…

Drama, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Falling (2020)

2020 appears to be the year director’s tackle the poignant topic of dementia, particularly following Natalie Erika James’ horror Relic and Harry Macqueen romantic drama Supernova. And there is the upcoming sure-fire Oscar contender, The Father (starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman) as well. Falling…

Drama, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Black Bear (2020)

Black Bear is the latest work from independent filmmaker Lawrence Michael Levine, who also wrote and directed Wild Canaries (2014), which co-starred Levine and his real-life partner Sophia Takal, as well as Alia Shawkat and Jason Ritter. Levine also wrote Always Shine (2016), which was…

Film Reviews, Horror, Latest

REVIEW: Possessor (2020)

The human mind is a battleground overflowing with emotive expressions, confusion, confliction and animalistic natures that cannot be tamed. It is within this psyche that we begin to question our innermost thoughts and feelings, our connection with the world around us and our own purpose….

Documentary, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: A Thousand Cuts (2020)

I would kill for the president. The last four years has seen a rise in the deifying of populist political figures the world over, spawning cartoonish, life-or-death support for their respective political icons and a vitriolic hatred for those who oppose their icon’s vision. The…

Film Reviews, Horror, Latest, Netflix

REVIEW: His House (2020)

His House is a terrifying new-to-Netflix horror/thriller directorial debut by Remi Weekes, which received it’s premiere in pre-COVID times at Sundance Festival back in January. Starring Wunmi Mosaku as Rial (most recently seen as Ruby in Lovecraft Country) and Sope Dirisu as husband Bol (Elliott…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, Latest, Period

REVIEW: Minari (2020)

When I was around 4 years old, my dad relocated my family from the big city where I was born to a relatively smaller one. I didn’t know what was the reason back then, as I was just a little kid. But as I grew…

Comedy, Film Reviews, Latest, Reviews, Thriller

REVIEW: Spree (2020)

Generally, the person more desperate than the person you can think of is whoever seeks internet attention. With the times so infatuated with metrics, online fame becomes more and more a direct line to the access-following-wealth trifecta, with personalities willing to bend all sorts of…

Interviews, Sundance 2020

INTERVIEW: ‘Amulet’ Director Romola Garai

Romola Garai has been acting for twenty years and is known for her roles in period pieces such as Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Vanity Fair, Atonement, Emma, The Hour and Suffragette. She now makes her feature film directorial debut with the Gothic and Folk horror-inspired…

Film Reviews, Horror, VOD

REVIEW: Relic (2020)

The perception of family is one that we have seen time and time again become the strong basis for exerting horror onto the screen for the audiences; Ari Aster’s Hereditary dealt with feelings of resentment towards parents and children, all the whilst coping with grief;…