• Film Review: Terminator: Dark Fate

    “The thing that won’t die, in the nightmare that won’t end.” In 1984, this was one of the taglines for James Cameron’s The Terminator and sadly in 2019 it has become an apt description for the franchise itself....
  • 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...
  • Netflix and Chill #1: True Crime Documentaries

    In the first of our Netflix and Chill series for the Reviews Podcast, Sophie, James and Katie discuss some of their top picks for true crime documentaries, all available to stream from Netflix. These include Abducted in Plain Sight, Amanda Knox and Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy...
  • Film Review: Back to Berlin

    Poignant and purposeful, Back to Berlin is at once both a fascinating and hugely moving work, that quite literally uses its travelling lens to trace and reflect on some of the most chilling moments of Europe’s darkest century. “In spite of everything, we are here” These are the words of a...
  • TV Review: Press

    With a premise less centred on cramming our screens with blood-spill and gore than the adjacently aired Bodyguard and Killing Eve, there was always a danger that BBC’s Press would float modestly under the radar. However, writer Mike Bartlett’s latest attempt, a drama absorbing itself in the unremitting world...
  • TV Review: Bodyguard

    The BBC’s drama resurgence has kept the spines of the nation well and truly tingling this Autumn, and blockbuster thriller Bodyguard has only upped the ante. Whilst Line of Duty fans in particular were marking off the calendar days in advance, not many could have preempted the richness of...
  • Film Review: Anchor and Hope

    A raw and emotionally taut film, Anchor and Hope follows the electric relationship of Eva (Oona Chaplin) and Kat (Natalia Tena) as they face the struggles of love, loss and the complicated possibilities that the appearance of Kat’s best friend Roger (David Verdaguer) brings. It strikes a chord with...