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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”. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lola Kirke @ The Lexington

Lola Kirke

Lola Kirke The Lexington, London Friday 30th November 2018 by Alex Plant “Country” is regarded as a bit of a dirty word in music circles these days, with the genre having become quite a parody of itself, thanks to artists like Kenny Chesney and his Sexy Tractor. However, there’s a been a bit of a […]

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N

Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. ExCel, London November 30th 2018 – March 31st 2019 by Alex Plant Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. is a temporary pop-up exhibition at London’s ExCel, and taken at face value, it’s pretty impressive. Guests are invited to become agents of the Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network, don’t you know) by […]

Anna and the Apocalypse

Anna and the Apocalypse

Anna and the Apocalypse Directed by John McPhail Starring Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins and Marli Siu In UK Cinemas November 30th, 2018 by Gemsy The zombie infection has spread wide throughout the veins of mainstream film genres over the years. The romantic classic caught the disease in Pride and […]

Disobedience

Disobedience

Disobedience Directed by Sebastián Lelio Starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola In UK Cinemas November 30th, 2018 by Joanna Orland Chilean director Sebastián Lelio’s cinematic voice is a bold one. Fresh off the Oscar-winning success of A Fantastic Woman, he once again tackles queer and marginalized characters with Disobedience. Lelio transcends cultural barriers, […]

The Christmas Chronicles

The Christmas Chronicles

The Christmas Chronicles Directed by Clay Kaytis Starring Kurt Russell, Darby Camp and Judah Lewis On Netflix November 22nd, 2018 by Alex Plant It’s 2018. Santa Claus is sexy, he calls out “fake news” and his elves do that weird floss dance that populates everyone’s Instagram stories. If these concepts aren’t screaming “Christmas Classic” to […]