What a great little nugget this is! Funny, but then it can also be quite serious. Ridiculous and totally over the top at times but yet poignant and reflective. The […]

HBO’s Ballers



This is a hard film to describe or write about without letting some information out of the bag, plus it should make this a more interesting read! Darren Aronofsky’s mother! is […]

mother! (with spoilers) 



The characters in this updated version Pete’s Dragon are great (and I am including Elliot the dragon as a character), Pete and Elliot are shown to be a well matched pair, […]

Pete’s Dragon



Part of, and the final teaser screening for, the London Korean Film Festival being shown at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, Jung Byung-gil’s The Villainess is outwardly an action-revenge story but it […]

The Villainess



Andy Muschietti’s IT brings some dark themes to this latest version of the Stephen King story (which I am still to read) but also has a great blend of humour […]

IT (2017)



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David Lowery's A Ghost Story is a film that is quite different from most others that I've seen. The pacing is slow, almost glacial. The long static takes, allowing you to fully take in the entirety of the small format, allowing you time to investigate and feel everything that is occurring (or not occurring) on the screen. It is beautifully shot and impeccably directed and completely engrossing.

A Ghost Story



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Ready Player One is a book about the trials of a young man as he tries to solve a puzzle in an attempt to win a ludicrous amount of money, […]

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline



One of the under-the-rader successes of the last few years, at least in my eyes, was Goon: A feel good story about a limited-intelligence security guard who makes it good […]

Goon: Last of the Enforcers



Life follows the Sci-Fi/horror tale of a crew of astronauts who come into contact with an alien cellular life form brought back from an unmanned mission to Mars. Through a […]

Life



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It can't be stated that the topic isn't a huge deal in world sport but this feels a little bit amateur in comparison to some of the excellent documentaries that have been made recently. It is definitely worth a watch just for the scope of the revelation that has come out of this investigation.

Icarus