A Moving Image, the debut feature of writer-director Shola Amoo, is interesting in a way that perhaps is unintentional. It is about the difficulty of joining a group when they are suspicious of your motives. It is also about the problem of tackling an issue that does not directly affect you. How can you be passionate and committed when you have no connection, no heart? … Continue reading A Moving Image – Review
Heal The Living is a visceral experience. It is also an anti-drama that describes the way in which life is out of its characters’ hands. Protagonist, antagonist – these divisions don’t exist. Continue reading Heal The Living – Review
A talking tree. An explosive raccoon. A shirtless alien wrestler. A green warrior woman. And a Star Lord. What a bunch of a-holes. A couple of years ago, a ragtag bunch of space hoppers got together under the grand vision of Marvel and James Gunn, making cinematic history by providing a whole planet full of humour, space adventure romps, and saving the universe via a … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Review
American cinema has produced many fine ‘workplace comedies’ – Office Space, Clerks, The 33 – well, that last supper scene, hallucinated by trapped Chilean miners was kind of funny. The fine ‘workplace horror film’ is in rather shorter supply – only The Exorcist springs to mind. Until that is writer James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) and director Greg McLean (Wolf Creek) decided to have … Continue reading The Belko Experiment – Review
How much can a reviewer really say about The Transfiguration without entering into spoilers?
It is a vampire film – one with a difference.
The bloodsucker is young Milo (Eric Ruffin), mostly glued to his laptop, watching vampire movies streamed from the internet. He’s a ‘Netflix and Kill’ kind of kid. Continue reading The Transfiguration – Review
“Authenticity, optimism…and a dog!” Great British comedies of bygone eras have always been centred on these principles, especially during World War II. The flood of bombing and men being sent to their deaths prompted the entertainment industry to develop chipper films and propaganda flicks to embolden the general public spirit. And whilst they may not be heroes in the popular term (perhaps the bottom-most rung … Continue reading Their Finest -Review