• IT Chapter 2: We Don’t All Live Up to Expectations Down Here

    Warning: minor spoilers for IT: Chapter 2. The sequel to the much-celebrated IT has finally arrived, and brought one of King’s most famous properties fully to life. Unfortunately, not all sequels can live up to the hype of the original. Andy Muschietti made a brave decision when deciding to split...
  • Look out for… October

    As the winds turn and the leaves fall, what better way to celebrate a rather spooky month than with some spooky movies? Like always, October boasts a plethora of horror subtypes. If you prefer indie horrors, might I recommend Ladyworld – an all-female re-imagining of Lord of the Flies....
  • The Many (Many) Reasons To Be Excited for ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’

    Every year, the group of superhero shows airing on the CW (or Sky 1 in the UK) – Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and now Batwoman, have their annual crossover. This year they’re adapting Crisis on Infinite Earths – the most famous event in DC comics history....
  • Society Spotlight: Film Making Society

    Recently I sat down with the President (Jonathan Williams) and Development sec (Gianluca Scatto) of Film Making Society to discuss their plans for the new academic year. And boy, does it sound exciting. Q: So for the newbies in Nottingham, what does Film Making Society offer? Jonathan: We meet...
  • LOOK OUT FOR… SEPTEMBER

    It’s finally September and you know what that means: awards season is finally upon us! Yes, with the Toronto, Telluride and Venice Film Festivals all back-to-back-to-back, we shall soon see which films will be campaigning hard over the next few months. In the meantime though, September can be –...
  • Horror Movie of the Month – MANDY

    Mandy provides balls to the wall insanity in a way only a Nicholas Cage film can. And it’s pure brilliance. Similarly to my piece on S. Craig Zahler’s Bone Tomahawk, I’m not going into massive detail plot-wise on this one. Mainly because even after watching Mandy twice, I’m still...
  • Look Out For… AUGUST

    As the summer rages on, what better place to hide from the sun than at the cinema? For all you Gilmore Girls fans staunchly on Team Jess, Milo Ventimiglia stars in the adaptation of the 2008 best seller The Art of Racing in the Rain, about a race car...