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: 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)

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

Review: Land of Mine (2017) – Denmark’s Post-WWII Secret

Over the years I have learnt that if you choose to attend a film festival, don’t waste time going to see the big (or even middle) budget Hollywood movies. Whether … Continue reading Review: Land of Mine (2017) – Denmark’s Post-WWII Secret

“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: Churchill (2017) – The Main Man or The Main Menace of World War II?

Being of both British and Asian descent, I’ve always been very well aware of the two sides to Winston Churchill. (For my American readers, when I say Asian, I mean … Continue reading Review: Churchill (2017) – The Main Man or The Main Menace of World War II?

Apes Together Strong! – A Look at War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

It’s not often that a film trilogy can stick the landing. Indeed, when looking at film franchises where the first two instalments are overwhelming critically acclaimed and financially lucrative; the third instalment … Continue reading Apes Together Strong! – A Look at War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

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