Review: Green Book (2018) – Driving Miss Daisy With A Musical Touch [BFI London Film Festival 2018]

As a director builds their body of work, it generally becomes easier to recognise their style and understand their preferences. That’s why, for the average film fan, there are certain … Continue reading Review: Green Book (2018) – Driving Miss Daisy With A Musical Touch [BFI London Film Festival 2018]

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Review: Tracks (2018) – An Uproarious Backpack Through Europe [Raindance Film Festival 2018]

What is the history of Europe if not a constant cycle of relationship breakdowns followed by conflict? While I doubt British indie filmmaker Jamie Patterson had this in mind when … Continue reading Review: Tracks (2018) – An Uproarious Backpack Through Europe [Raindance Film Festival 2018]

Review: Killing God (2018) – An Odd Night With The Almighty [Arrow Video Frightfest 2018]

Very minor spoilers for Inception and Lost in Translation. Thank god we’ve come a long way from the era of Passion of the Christ and Dogma. While Killing God, the … Continue reading Review: Killing God (2018) – An Odd Night With The Almighty [Arrow Video Frightfest 2018]

Review: A Simple Favour (2018) – A Compelling Gone Girl-esque Mystery

It’s hard not to feel sorry for director Paul Feig after the utterly asinine backlash to his female-led reboot of Ghostbusters back in 2016. Having made a film myself in … Continue reading Review: A Simple Favour (2018) – A Compelling Gone Girl-esque Mystery

Review: One Cut of the Dead (2018) – Hands Down The Funniest Film Of The Year [Arrow Video Frightfest 2018]

The nature of cinema is that cinematic trends rise and fall. Some, like the western, last for decades. And others, like the young adult book adaptations, only last for a … Continue reading Review: One Cut of the Dead (2018) – Hands Down The Funniest Film Of The Year [Arrow Video Frightfest 2018]

Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival

Now in its 18th year, the people behind the Frightfest Film Festival can easily hold their heads up high as the creators of one of the foremost film festivals in … Continue reading Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival

Review: Teen Titans! Go To The Movies (2018) – An Absolute Blast of Superhero Fun

Making the jump from the small to the big screen isn’t that unusual when it comes to kids TV. But as a general rule it tends to be shows that … Continue reading Review: Teen Titans! Go To The Movies (2018) – An Absolute Blast of Superhero Fun

Review: Ant-Man And The Wasp (2018) – The “Meh” of the Marvel Universe

Despite much of its worldwide release being delayed by that famed competition where 22 guys in shorts run around chasing a ball; it’s clear that the box office numbers for … Continue reading Review: Ant-Man And The Wasp (2018) – The “Meh” of the Marvel Universe

Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

This whole high-profile firing of directors is becoming a thing, isn’t it? I refer, of course, to the recent firing of director and writer James Gunn from Guardians of the … Continue reading Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

Review: Basmati Blues (2017) – A Bubbly But Bland Bollywood Movie

Well this is a first. For those of you living around the world, you may not know that the United Kingdom has quite a significant South-Asian population. Mostly this is … Continue reading Review: Basmati Blues (2017) – A Bubbly But Bland Bollywood Movie

Blackadder: The Original Pilot – They (Mostly) Got It Right The First Time!

Author’s Note: Apologies for the poor quality of the screenshots, but the footage from the original Blackadder pilot is 36 years old! Running from 1983-1989, Blackadder is, without a doubt, … Continue reading Blackadder: The Original Pilot – They (Mostly) Got It Right The First Time!

Review: Killing Gunther (2017) – A Chuckle-lite Look Into The World Of Assassins

While some of my past reviews have touched upon the idea that Arnold Schwarzenegger’s dramatic work is vastly underrated, the same could also be said for his more comedic roles. … Continue reading Review: Killing Gunther (2017) – A Chuckle-lite Look Into The World Of Assassins