Film


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 […]

Annihilation



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 […]

Mayhem



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



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Tonya Harding gained worldwide notoriety due to the surrounding circumstances of her rivalry with Nancy Kerrigan in gaining a spot to skate for the US in the Winter Olympics  of […]

I, Tonya



Thelma is another growing up story, a finding yourself/coming of age tale with a twist. As Norway’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Oscars and much […]

Thelma



Brought to my attention by turning up in Atlantic Screen Connection‘s Films of the Year for 2017 and, having noticed it being on Netflix already, it was a no-brainer to […]

Super Dark Times



Takashi Miike is back (did he ever really go away?) Blade of the Immortal follows a Manji, a warrior, who, after a breathtaking opening sequence where he takes on multiple […]

Blade of the Immortal