Ewan Gleadow

Review: Leon: The Professional 25th Anniversary

Review: Leon: The Professional 25th Anniversary

Writer and director Luc Besson has found a niche and worked within it comfortably for the better half of 25 years. He now creates completely forgettable action films that are full of high-octane thrills, but empty when it comes to character development and suitably interesting stories. That wasn’t always the case though, and his work in 1994’s Leon: The Professional, […]

 Ryan Easby

The Road To Endgame – Part 8: Thor: The Dark World

The Road To Endgame – Part 8: Thor: The Dark World

God, this film is dull. If you look up the definition of the word dull in the Oxford English Dictionary, you’d find the poster for this film right next to it. Nothing in this film excites me, not even Loki. And when a man isn’t excited by the God Of Mischief, then you know you’ve […]

 Ryan Easby

The Road To Endgame – Part 4: Thor

The Road To Endgame – Part 4: Thor

And thus we move onto the fourth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: the introduction to Asgard and the titular God Of Thunder, Thor Odinson.  So surely a film about thunder and lightning will have a spark to it, will be electrifying fun? Surely you can’t make a film about a god dull? Well, and […]

 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 […]