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
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
The log line of Aquarius is ‘a widowed music critic makes unpleasant discoveries when she pits herself against a developer who wants to move her out of an otherwise empty apartment block in Recife, Brazil’. This doesn’t really do justice to the film, which I must warn you, has a leisurely pace and runs at 146 minutes. Not that this reviewer minded – you drink good wines slowly, savouring every drop. Continue reading Aquarius – Review
When making your movie, it is important to think about what it is you want to convey. Is it a happy film, all about family and friendship, or is it a dark thriller about the duality of man and the thin grey line between good and evil? Failing to keep the themes in mind whilst creating your film can lead to a disjointed and confusing … Continue reading Iona – Review
When you attend a movie, you have to pick the right people to go with. You have those closest to you who are regular cinema goers and you couldn’t fault them if you tried. You have certain folks you trot out for special occasions: The I’m With Geek crew are a must when it comes to superhero blockbusters or Star Wars and I also watch … Continue reading The Boy – Review