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Safe Space

Safe Space

Safe Space Produced by Teater V Starring Fillipa Suenson, Lucia Vinde Dirchsen, Theresa Hedelund, Mathias Bøgelund and Mette Ahrenkiel More information and tickets here by Bernie C Byrnes In response to the ongoing Covid-19 catastrophe occurring in live theatre, TEATER V (Copenhagen) has launched a new, digital theatre platform: FUTURE V. Safe Space is their […]

Hard Kill

Hard Kill

Hard Kill Directed by Matt Eskandari Starring Bruce Willis, Jesse Metcalfe, Sergio Rizzuto, Lala Kent and Natalie Eva Marie Coming to UK Digital Download September 14th, 2020 by Gemsy Hard Kill finds a team of mercenary ex-troopers led by Derek Miller (Jesse Metcalfe) – suspicious of neither the lack of details around an offered job, […]

The Plot Against America

The Plot Against America

The Plot Against America Created by David Simon and Ed Burns Starring Winona Ryder, Anthony Boyle, Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Michael Kostroff, David Krumholtz, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis, Jacob Laval and John Turturro by Lewis Church Alternative history is always intended to bring the present into sharper relief. What if Hitler had got into art […]

Waiting for the Barbarians

Waiting For The Barbarians

Waiting for the Barbarians Directed by Ciro Guerra Starring Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson, Greta Scacchi, Gana Bayarsaikhan and Harry Melling​ Available on Digital Download from September 7th, 2020 Pre-order available here by Amanda Farley Waiting for the Barbarians is a depressingly relevant, if slightly uneven, modern parable. An ambitious adaption with a big […]

Waiting For The Barbarians

Waiting for the Barbarians

Waiting For The Barbarians Directed by Ciro Guerra Starring Mark Rylance, Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson, Greta Scacchi, Gana Bayarsaikhan and Harry Melling​ Available on Digital Download from September 7th, 2020 Pre-order available here by Bernie C Byrnes If I had written this review immediately after I had watched Waiting For The Barbarians I would have […]

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Directed by Terry Gilliam Starring Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce In UK Cinemas January 31st, 2020 by Alex Plant Could any movie live up to 25 years worth of anticipation? Perhaps a better question would be can Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote escape the shadow cast […]

Parasite

Parasite

Parasite Directed by Bong Joon-ho Starring Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik and Park So-dam In UK Cinemas February 7th, 2020 by Richard Hamer Director Bong Joon-Ho has always wrestled with issues of class: Be it through the blunt-force metaphor of train-carriages-as-social-strata in Snowpiercer, the literal monster made by a callous government to […]

Television 2019

Succession

As I do every year, I’ve compiled a list of all the television I’ve watched, or tried to watch, in an order that roughly rates my enjoyment level. This year, there was none greater than Succession, but there were a few other strong series to pad out the 2019 selection. As there’s still a week […]

Film 2019

Marriage Story

In 2019, most of my film watching took place from the comfort of my own sofa. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone as Netflix has really stepped it up. As usual, I’ve ordered all of my year’s viewings based on my enjoyment of the films. There is still a week left of 2019, […]

The Nightingale

The Nightingale

The Nightingale Directed by Jennifer Kent Starring Sam Claflin, Aisling Franciosi, Damon Herriman, Ewen Leslie, Charlie Shotwell and Nathaniel Dean In UK Cinemas November 29th, 2019 by Alex Plant Jennifer Kent’s 2014 film The Babadook was in many ways a perfect debut feature. So much more than just a piece of genre filmmaking, it was […]