Another Netflix original, straight to stream. Duncan Jones‘ latest promised much and, to be fair, it looked fantastic. However there are too many issues throughout for me to enjoy this […]


Having read the book by Albert Sánchez Piñol years and years ago. You’d have thought that I’d need refreshing before watching this to remember what went on, but no. No way. […]

Cold Skin

Ok, so I wasn’t actually in a good place when I saw this. A week off work with flu, I needed something to help cheer me up and along came […]

The Good Place

Alex Garland has been quietly doing some great work for a while now. From screenplays for 28 Days Later, Dredd and Sunshine to his directorial debut in Ex Machina, he […]


Red Sparrow is a continuation of the Cold War efforts from a Russian perspective. The “Sparrows” are mostly young, ex-military operatives who are brought into a new training regime in […]

Red Sparrow

Mayhem has to be one of the most fun films that I have see this year. The ridiculous plot  that a “rage” virus, ID-7, infects a corporate tower block which […]


It is great to have a British film and, even more so, a bunch of varied British accents, on show for a change. The Ritual is an adaptation of an Adam […]

The Ritual

Black Panther is more aligned to Captain America films in terms of its tone than the lighter-hearted Iron Man or Thor franchises, and it works to bring the world of Black […]

Black Panther

Ildikó Enyedi‘s film, On Body and Soul is a beautiful film. Slightly off-kilter but beautiful none-the-less. Endre, CFO of a slaughterhouse, is almost universally liked within the workplace, it is clear […]

On Body and Soul

Into the Badlands is almost all about the absolutely amazing fight scenes. The brutal, sword-wielding, blood-splattering, leg-and-arm-breaking, back-flipping battles. Oh, and a little bit of story to go along with […]

Into The Badlands Season 1