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



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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



Peter Berg‘s latest film, Patriots Day is lacking the tension and range that his previous films have had. Deepwater Horizon was an exercise in mounting tension and fear, unable to […]

Patriots Day



Putting it roughly this is an updated version of Sherlock Holmes transplanted into an LA setting, switching ethnicity and making it much more youthful. And it really works. IQ (Isaiah […]

IQ by Joe Ide



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 



This may feel like a short novella but I found that it was fantastically well written from start to finish. The sparse, efficient use of language is so different from […]

You Were Never Really Here by Jonathan Ames



I’m going to have a go but I’m sure that I am in no way going to do this book justice in this review! Best thing to do is to […]

The Power by Naomi Alderman



Ridley Scott’s decision to remove Kevin Spacey in light of recent accusations/events and replace him with reshoots starring Christopher Plummer was a really good, if a mostly financially motivated, choice. […]

All The Money In The World