The Menu – Review

With credits like Game of Thrones, Succession and The Affair under his belt, TV Director Mark Mylod turns to feature film-making in the form of genre-defying hit, The Menu. Led by a career-best Ralph Fienes, the cast is stacked. Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult bear the brunt of the dramatic weight but do so with … Read more

Glass Onion – Review

Rian Johnson knows how to thread together a who-dunnit with a stack of A-Listers at his disposal, as proven by 2019’s Knives Out. But does the Daniel Craig-led murder-mystery premise have the legs for a follow-up? The opening sequence is arguably the highlight of the film. Kathryn Hahn’s Claire, Leslie Odom Jr. ‘s Lionel, Kate … Read more

Back To The Cinema – Watchlist

The time has finally come. The moment movie-lovers the world over have been waiting for. The return of the cinematic experience. So, as the slushy machines whir back into action, the popcorn crackles away and the long-dormant screens burst into life, we count down our five most anticipated movies that simply must be seen on … Read more

A Quiet Place: Part 2 – Review

In 2018 A Quiet Place crept into our cinemas with little more than a wisper. The modestly budgeted project from writer/director/actor John Krasinski had limited marketing flexibility so it really was a sleeper hit. And a hit it was. A masterful and creative take on the popular post-apocalyptic, near-future genre. Using audio and visuals in … Read more

Nomadland – Review

Fern (Francis McDormand), in the wake of the death of her husband as well as the economic collapse of her long-time hometown, sets out in pursuit of a new way of life. Settling into a tight-knit community of modern-day Nomads, she transitions into their world as they show her the dangers, and wonders, of the … Read more

Minari – Review

It’s the 1980’s and the Yi family have re-located from California to Arkansas in search of the ever-elusive American dream. Damned if he’ll spend his life as a chicken sexer, Jacob (Steven Yeun) is determined to start his own Korean vegetable farm despite the turbulent times and financial peril he must face to do so. … Read more

Sound Of Metal – Review

We open on Black Gammon, a heavy metal duo, as they deliver a wall-of-sound to an appreciative, raucous crowd. Another day in the life of Ruben (Riz Ahmed) and Lou (Olivia Cooke) as they tour the country, promoting their music and nurturing an ever-growing fanbase. But the life of semi-pro, touring musicians isn’t all bright … Read more

Wonder Woman 1984 – Review

2017 gave us what we thought could be the turning point for the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). Wonder Woman. Patty Jenkins’ vision of the most iconic female superhero ever conceived. It had it’s flaws yes, but at long last Warner Bros. had moved away from their desperate attempts to catch up with Marvel’s triumphant ensemble … Read more

Snowpiercer: Season 2 – Review

The first Season of Snowpiercer drifted away from both the graphic novel and the film in terms of plot but still retained it’s fundamental idea – A class revolution on a perpetual train. With 10 episodes to fill, show-runners Josh Freidman and Graeme Manson had to take this source material and stretch it. An approach … Read more

Justice League: The Snyder Cut – Review

It’s no secret that the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) has struggled to get off the blocks with it’s various attempts at cross-over films. First there was Batman Vs Superman, heavily criticised for its dour and sullen portrayal of the two flagship DC characters. Then came Suicide Squad, ambitious and fun at times but dives off … Read more