Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Arkansas

Movie Review: Arkansas

ANOTHER in the line of actors making the leap to directing opportunities, Clark Duke of The Office and Kick-Ass fame brings us Arkansas, a film that immediately sets itself up as an aimless thriller. I shouldn’t be so harsh on a film like this, considering it does have a moderately interesting cast and also manages […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Ava

Movie Review: Ava

WHILST the slate of releases for this year wanes ever thinner, it’s nice to see that cheap, sloppy action films are thriving in this time of global uncertainty. Where would we be without the likes of Bruce Willis, Steven Seagal and Nicolas Cage clogging up my schedule with their latest offering of weak, ill-filtered, bland […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

If the intention of director Joe Berlinger had been to convince its audience that Ted Bundy was at the very most, innocent, then it has done an ominously strange job of doing so. Even a bona fide fact-checker could’ve been fooled by the strange pacing and uniquely bland performance of Zac Efron’s Ted Bundy. To suggest Extremely Wicked, […]

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Review: Velvet Buzzsaw

Review: Velvet Buzzsaw

There’s been a continuing trend of late for sub-par Netflix movies; this week, there was the chance to break this rut with the release of the contemporary art horror parody, Velvet Buzzsaw.   Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Morf Vandewalt, an uptight art critic with a cynical eye on the culture he loves to hate. Gyllenhaal stars alongside one of […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review with spoilers: Bird Box

Review with spoilers: Bird Box

An overabundance of Twitter memes, tactical marketing and word of mouth have made it near impossible to escape the tidal wave of popularity Bird Box has received. Netflix haven’t got the best track record when it comes to original movies, and they don’t seem to be setting that straight anytime soon. Sandra Bullock (Ocean’s 8, […]