Ewan Gleadow

Review: First Reformed

Review: First Reformed

View this post on Instagram @A24 and acclaimed writer-director Paul Schrader present #FirstReformed, starring @EthanHawke and Amanda Seyfried — trailer tomorrow. A post shared by First Reformed (@firstreformedmovie) on Mar 28, 2018 at 12:03pm PDT Oscar snubs are one thing, but to see how crude and vicious the Academy was towards First Reformed is a […]

 Danielle Blakeley

Fifty Shades Darker – Review

Fifty Shades Darker – Review

The well-anticipated Mr dark and mysterious recently topped the box office film charts, but it wasn’t quite the troubled billionaire protagonist that people were expecting. The Lego Batman Movie raked in £7.9 million on its opening weekend, meaning capes and comedy beat Christian Grey and his raunchy sequel to the top spot. Fifty Shades Darker earned a slightly lower £7.56 million, nearly half the amount of its Valentine’s Day predecessor, ranking it in second place.

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson reprised their roles as billionaire bad boy, Christian Grey and inexperienced ‘misfit,’ Anastasia Steele, but continued to struggle with on screen chemistry in this disappointing sequel. The movie begins with the “not a hearts and flowers kind of” Christian, giving Anastasia… flowers, in a bid to swoon her back to […]

 Jordan Davidson

5 Modern Westerns That Prove The Genre Is Still Going Strong

5 Modern Westerns That Prove The Genre Is Still Going Strong

Has Westworld left you thirsting for some more cowboy action? Need something to tide you over while you await the sequel to Red Dead Redemption? Well you’re in luck, while we can’t promise cyborgs we can certainly promise that the Western genre is far from dead and still has a lot of unique stories to offer. […]

 Jordan Davidson

Top 5 International Horror Films

Top 5 International Horror Films

One of the original masters of the horror genre, H.P. Lovecraft, once said:“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear”.

This emotion frequently transcends the barriers of language and culture, showing us that no matter where we hail from, we all love a good scare. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of some of our absolute favourite horror movies from across the world for you to enjoy… Let the Right One In: Swedish When done right, vampires […]

 Siarlot Lloyd

Kubo And The Two Strings

Kubo And The Two Strings

Kubo And Two Strings is the story of a boy (the titular Kubo) questing to find a legendary suit of armour. It features an A-list supporting voice cast (Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes) as well as Art Parkinson (Rickon Stark, Game of Thrones) as Kubo. The fourth feature film by Laika studios (Coraline, Paranorman) […]

 John Connell

Preview: The Nice Guys

Crowe and Gosling team up for a darkly humorous crime caper

Hollywood has produced countless films capturing the disco-fuelled, neon-lit hedonism of the 1970s. American Hustle, Anchorman, Almost Famous, Boogie Nights. This month there’ll be another addition to the list with the release of The Nice Guys, starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. Gosling plays a hapless private investigator tasked with looking into the apparent suicide of […]

 Paul Farrell

Ratchet and Clank Review

The Game that tells the story of the Ratchet and Clank’s hollywood adventure. Ratchet and Clank are two of the titans from the Playstation 2 era, now the two finally have an adventure up on the silver screen and a game to go along with said adventure. Taking place in a far off galaxy, the game […]

 Jordan Davidson

10 Cloverfield Lane Review (Spoiler Free)

In short, 10 Cloverfield Lane is a psychological suspense thriller which, as you can probably tell from the trailer, is predominantly set in an underground bunker. While sharing a name with the 2008 found footage monster movie ‘Cloverfield’ has caused much confusion, I can confirm that the link is nothing more than spiritual and you […]

 Amie

Review: Daddy’s Home

As soon as, I see Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell in a movie, I instantly know it’s going to be hilarious.

As soon as you see Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell in a movie, you instantly know it’s going to be hilarious. The comedy is based on a family that live with their step-dad, Brad (Ferrell), who cherishes his family but, unfortunately, his step-kids don’t feel the same. Suddenly, their real dad Dusty (Wahlberg) comes to […]

 Jordan Davidson

A Retrospective on Star Wars – Episode 1 The Phantom Menace

In the lead up to the next Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, we take a look back at the past films within the franchise.

A long time ago in a living room a younger me was sat wide-eyed as he was introduced to a universe of epic adventures and unforgettable characters. Now a much older, but no less enthusiastic, me is sitting fervently on the edge of my seat. A new addition to the Star Wars cinematic universe has […]