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

A Visit to the 8th Underwire Film Festival (2017) – Female Filmmaking At Its Finest

Having worked and lived in London since 2007, I’m not entirely sure how the Underwire Film Festival (UFF) escaped my notice before now. I’m always looking for new places to … Continue reading A Visit to the 8th Underwire Film Festival (2017) – Female Filmmaking At Its Finest

Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman (2017) – A Uniquely Wonderful 20th Century Love Story

While this might sound slightly stereotypical, I believe that, when looking at their overall work, each country around the world specialises in a certain type of film. For the Americans, … Continue reading Review: Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman (2017) – A Uniquely Wonderful 20th Century Love Story

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: Back Door To Hell (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Click here for the introduction and the first review in my Jack Nicholson Retrospective. My sincerest apologies to the four people that were flaying themselves in a noble attempt to … Continue reading Review: Back Door To Hell (1964) – A Jack Nicholson Retrospective

Review: Murder On The Orient Express (2017) – An Old School Star-Studded Mystery

I must say it feels like it’s been quite a while since the last movie with an all-star cast. It wasn’t always like this of course. For pretty much most … Continue reading Review: Murder On The Orient Express (2017) – An Old School Star-Studded Mystery

Review: Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) – A Beautifully English Tale All About Pooh

Author’s note: It’s the one year anniversary of this blog! Thanks for reading everyone! Before the creation of Harry Potter, if you were to try and guess which British children’s … Continue reading Review: Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) – A Beautifully English Tale All About Pooh

Review: I’m Not Here (2017) – A Uniquely Poignant Performance from J.K. Simmons (Raindance Film Festival)

Though I’ve lost count of the number of films released that explore human emotions through memory, 2017 has not been a particularly good year for them. Early on in January … Continue reading Review: I’m Not Here (2017) – A Uniquely Poignant Performance from J.K. Simmons (Raindance Film Festival)

Review: Rememory (2017) – A Deep Dark Dive Inside Peter Dinklage (And His Memories)

The thing about the main players in the Game of Thrones cohort is that, because of the time they need to dedicate to filming the popular fantasy series, they aren’t … Continue reading Review: Rememory (2017) – A Deep Dark Dive Inside Peter Dinklage (And His Memories)

“There’s Nobody Left to Love Us” – A Review of My Life As A Courgette (2017)

There are arguably three ways to grab people’s attention when trying to promote a movie. Number one is to just have a great original idea. The second is to create … Continue reading “There’s Nobody Left to Love Us” – A Review of My Life As A Courgette (2017)

A Look Back at The Oldest Surviving Sherlock Holmes Movie (1916)

The number of influential pieces of British literature is almost limitless. Hundreds of stories across the centuries have been studied, disseminated and adapted by millions across the world. So when … Continue reading A Look Back at The Oldest Surviving Sherlock Holmes Movie (1916)

Review: In This Corner of The World (2017) – Japan in the Shadow of The Atomic Bomb

(Mild spoilers for Grave of the Fireflies) The thing about world cinema is that we in the UK generally only get the most commercial products put into our cinemas. After … Continue reading Review: In This Corner of The World (2017) – Japan in the Shadow of The Atomic Bomb