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Glass

Glass

Glass Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Starring James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson and Samuel L. Jackson In UK Cinemas January 18th, 2019 by Alex Plant After a steady fall from grace with the likes of After Earth, The Happening and the travesty that was The Last Airbender, M. Night Shyamalan surprised everyone […]

The Upside

The Upside

The Upside Directed by Neil Burger Starring Nicole Kidman, Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Julianna Margulies, Golshifteh Farahani and Tate Donovan In UK Cinemas January 11th, 2019 by Alex Plant A successful foreign film getting an English Language remake is as inevitable as the eventual critical cries of it “not being as good as the original”. […]

Top 10 Television Moments of 2018

10) Killing Eve – All of it, and the pink dress. 9) The Good Place – The Janet episode. 8) A Very English Scandal – Norman Scott never got his National Insurance Card!? 7) RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 – Clear frontrunner BenDeLaCreme self-eliminating from the competition. 6) RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 […]

Top 5 Film Moments of 2018

5) Mandy – The Cheddar Goblin! 4) Mission Impossible – Fallout – Bathroom fight tied with HALO jump! 3) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – John Mulaney as Spider-Ham. 2) Sorry to Bother You – That batshit twist towards the end!!!! 1) Annihilation – THAT BEAR!!!!! – Special shout-outs to: The Old Man and the Gun […]

RBG

RBG

RBG Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen In UK Cinemas January 4th, 2019 by Jon Burns “The closest thing to a superhero I know,” is how feminist icon Gloria Steinem describes Joan Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka, the ‘Notorious RBG’. It’s a pretty accurate description. RBG is an inspirational love letter of a film fondly […]

Film 2018

Film 2018

Year-end film lists vary a lot from one critic to another. Many focus on either UK or US release dates, making some films feel very out of date if something was released in the UK say in January, yet in the US earlier last year… So, to simplify, we go with films that have been […]

Television 2018

Queer Eye 2018

2018 is arguably a more interesting year for TV programming than film. It’s impossible to watch it all, but here’s what we managed, in order from the best to the rest. — Queer Eye – YASSS! I never watched the original show, but this reboot is GLORIOUS!!! I dare you not to cry at the […]

Briefs: Close Encounters

Briefs

Briefs: Close Encounters Christmas at Leicester Square November 9th 2018 – January 3rd 2019 by Jenna Johnston The Australian ‘boylesque’ group Briefs have returned to London to dazzle and thrust their way into our Christmas spirit. The log cabins, towering Christmas trees, the Spiegeltent circus venue decked in sprawling fairy lights in Christmas at Leicester […]

Mary Poppins Returns European Premiere

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns European Premiere Royal Albert Hall, London December 12th, 2018 by Laura Patricia Jones – Lin-Manuel-Miranda – Ben Whishaw – The Children of Mary Poppins Returns – Dance Number –    

Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines Directed by Christian Rivers Starring Robert Sheehan, Hera Hilmar, Ronan Raftery, Aaron Jackson, Stephen Lang, Jihae and Hugo Weaving In UK Cinemas December 8th, 2018 by Joanna Orland Based on the YA novel by Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines envisions a steampunk version of London; a giant roving machine that consumes smaller towns and […]