Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Black Christmas

Movie Review: Black Christmas

Blumhouse is not a sign of quality. Those that have mistaken them as such should view Fantasy Island, Freaky, and You Should Have Left for proof of their modern misgivings. Their business model is a smart one, but their success rate when it comes to quality filmmaking is far from exceptional. Case in point, Black Christmas, a remake of the […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Vivarium

Movie Review: Vivarium

Assembling a small collection of great actors and then making them traipse through your half-baked dystopian criticism of suburban happiness is a tremendously bold move to make in the current climate. I remember being excited for Vivarium when first seeing it announced, primarily due to the starring duo of Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg, two actors that seem to have fallen […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: The Art of Self-Defense

Review: The Art of Self-Defense

What a depressing year for film. If anyone can bring us around and out of this lull in quality then it’s most certainly going to be the efforts of one Jesse Eisenberg. His latest starring role in The Art of Self-Defense sees him tackle conventional culture stereotypes, learning karate and gaining confidence within himself and his abilities, […]

 Paul Barclay

Review: “Green Room grabs you and simply does not let go”

It may seem easy to make a film set mostly in an enclosed space. It is cheaper and there is possibly less that can go wrong. But, there is a tough side to this. The film-maker has to succeed in making sure their audience feels closed in as well. Even if the film is a […]