Review: Venus In Fur (2017) – A Play At The Theatre Royal Haymarket

Whether it be on stage or film, often the most resonant pieces of media are those that unintentionally reflect our current position in society. One such example might be the … Continue reading Review: Venus In Fur (2017) – A Play At The Theatre Royal Haymarket

Is There Really A Problem With The Simpsons’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon?

I think like a great many of the world’s population, I just gradually stopped watching The Simpsons. Not because it did something offensive or wrong, but much like the old … Continue reading Is There Really A Problem With The Simpsons’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon?

Review: Paddington 2 (2017) – Bears, Brilliance and Breathtaking Storytelling

I sometimes spend a few moments thinking about the many authors that did not live long enough to see their creations hit the big screen. People like William Marston, creator of … Continue reading Review: Paddington 2 (2017) – Bears, Brilliance and Breathtaking Storytelling

Review: Ingrid Goes West (2017) – A Tour De Force Performance From Aubrey Plaza

Over the past few decades the portrayal of those suffering from a mental health disorder has varied widely. You occasionally get films like It’s Kind of a Funny Story, which … Continue reading Review: Ingrid Goes West (2017) – A Tour De Force Performance From Aubrey Plaza

Review: Happy Death Day (2017) – Finally! A Great Groundhog Day Rip-Off!

You know, before sitting down to write this review, I thought I’d spend a little time trying to work out if 1993’s Groundhog Day is in fact the seminal original … Continue reading Review: Happy Death Day (2017) – Finally! A Great Groundhog Day Rip-Off!

Review: Little Evil (2017) – Can The Omen work as a Comedy?

It’s a little bit of a cliche, isn’t it? The whole evil kids thing? While the earliest example I can think of is 1960’s Village of the Dammed (at least … Continue reading Review: Little Evil (2017) – Can The Omen work as a Comedy?

Review: Naked (2017) – Yep, It’s Pretty Much Groundhog Day With Black People

I was sort of in two minds when trying to decide whether this film was worth a watch. On the one hand, I love sci-fi. Any film about a guy … Continue reading Review: Naked (2017) – Yep, It’s Pretty Much Groundhog Day With Black People

Review: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

Alright, lets get the obvious out of the way. Yes, I’m a thirty year old man who went to see a Captain Underpants movie. Yes, I went alone. Yes, there … Continue reading Review: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)

Review: He Shoots! He Scores! (2017) – A Play at the Above The Stag Theatre

What in god’s name is a gay musical? My exact words when being told about the most recent show playing at the Above the Stag Theatre. But woe be me … Continue reading Review: He Shoots! He Scores! (2017) – A Play at the Above The Stag Theatre

“You’re Amazingly Crap at Dying” – A Review of A Man Called Ove (2017)

It may sound strange, but from a cinema lovers point of view, the Academy Awards are one of the best reasons for living outside the United States. Since in America … Continue reading “You’re Amazingly Crap at Dying” – A Review of A Man Called Ove (2017)

Review: Deck the Halls? More like Dreck the Halls!

You know how every so often you’ll be surfing Netflix and you just can’t decide what to watch? And after spending nearly 15 minutes looking through dozens of movies, you … Continue reading Review: Deck the Halls? More like Dreck the Halls!

A Visit To The Sixth Annual British Animation Film Festival

Being that I’m in the middle of post-production for my own short film, I’ve recently gained a new sense of appreciation as to how difficult actually finishing a film can … Continue reading A Visit To The Sixth Annual British Animation Film Festival