• Film Review: Doctor Sleep

    Thirty-nine years after Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor) was nearly murdered by his father in a malevolent haunted hotel, after a lifetime of struggling with trauma and alcoholism, he is now put in the position of protecting a psychic child much like he once was. All of which poses the...
  • Film Review: The Irishman

    Martin Scorsese’s exceptional The Irishman asks what happens when the guns go down, and the bodies are buried....
  • Film Review: Joker

    In Todd Phillips’s new adaptation, Joaquin Phoenix is a simulacrum of the sad clown....
  • Film Review: Spider-Man: Far From Home

    Until he appeared in the MCU, I used to hate spider-man. I only really knew him from the older films and from cheap merch like school lunchboxes. From all that I thought he was a bit silly. Post-Tom Holland, however, he has grown into my favourite Marvel superhero. Far...
  • Film Review: A Boy Called Sailboat

    I was lucky enough to be offered the chance to review Cameron Nugent’s A Boy Called Sailboat before its release. It follows the story of a hispanic family and their young son who, after finding a small guitar one day, is given the task of writing a song for...
  • Film Review: Avengers: Endgame

    11 years, 22 films and 80 years of comic history, Marvel’s Avengers Endgame is a cultural event. It is the culminating film in the current era for Marvel Studios, which began in 2008 with Iron Man, and is a love letter to the fans as it follows on from...
  • Film Review: Shazam!

    Shazam is a carefree coming of age movie that is a welcome change from DC’s darker offerings. “There are no universe-threatening cataclysms, as certain other heroes may be struggling with and, though it has its dark moments, it will ultimately leave you with a contented smile on your face”...