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Cold Pursuit

Cold Pursuit

Cold Pursuit Directed by Hans Petter Moland Starring Liam Neeson, Tom Bateman, Laura Dern and Emmy Rossum In UK Cinemas February 22nd, 2019 by Jenna Johnson Cold Pursuit has recently been made notorious as the film Liam Neeson was ‘promoting’ when he made his controversial remarks about his own experience with revenge. It is the […]

Garret Millerick: Sunflower

Garret Millerick: Sunflower

Garret Millerick: Sunflower Soho Theatre, London Tue 12th – Sat 16th Feb 2019 by Alex Plant The best comedy does more than simply make you laugh; it makes you feel. Though that’s not to say that there isn’t any merit to an hour of thought-free laughter. Indeed, that’s the sort of show Garrett Millerick states […]

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Jellyfish Directed by James Gardner Starring Liv Hill, Sinead Matthews, Cyril Nri, Angus Barnett, Tomos Eames and Victoria Alcock In UK Cinemas February 15th, 2019 by Alex Plant Margate is a perfect setting for a piece of British miserablism. The backdrop of the grey English seaside resort combined with the naffness of Dreamland, arcades and […]

Boy Erased

Boy Erased

Boy Erased Directed by Joel Edgerton Starring Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton, Joe Alwyn, Xavier Dolan, Troye Sivan, Cherry Jones, Flea and Russell Crowe In UK Cinemas February 8th, 2019 by Joanna Orland Based on Garrard Conley’s memoir Boy Erased, this film adaptation explores the harsh reality of gay conversion therapy. Whereas the film […]

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 […]