Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: The Nest

Movie Review: The Nest

  Ambition and prosperity don’t always meet – and The Nest wishes to show that from the outset. The latest film from director Sean Durkin sees him pull out all the stops in showing a relatively placid family life, one that is thrown into misery and distress by a sudden move to Britain. Here, the […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: The Rhythm Section

Movie Review: The Rhythm Section

Although it has been a few years since I’ve seen it, I’ll stand by Atomic Blonde as setting the standard for female-led action flicks. Why fight against the titan of James Bond when you can settle for Charlize Theron and James McAvoy running around Cold War-era Russia whilst Blue Monday plays in the background? Feels like an obvious […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: A Rainy Day in New York

Review: A Rainy Day in New York

Even though his modern outputs are the equivalent nostalgia fuelled mediocrity you’d expect from a director that has made more than fifty films over the course of the past half century, I still found myself extremely excited for Woody Allen’s latest project. A Rainy Day in New York is the long-awaited return to the streets of Manhattan […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Review: Vox Lux

Review: Vox Lux

Brady Corbet’s feature length movies have often been described as chilling, uncomfortable or simply tense. As my contemporaries have applied this to The Childhood of a Leader, his debut feature, I’d be inclined to agree with such comments after experiencing Vox Lux.   Following the story of Celeste Montgomery (Raffey Cassidy/Natalie Portman) and her rise to stardom, Vox Lux focuses […]