• 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: A Star Is Born

    Watching the trailer for Cooper’s A Star Is Born left me feeling underwhelmed; it looked like another cringey rom-com which I usually cannot stand. However, after some persuasion and cinema tickets at the Savoy Cinema only costing £4.85, I went to see it and I was left in shock...
  • Stranger than fiction? Musical cameos in popular TV and film

    Celebrities have long popped up in places we least expect them, and I’m not talking about in cafes or in the high street. I’m talking about television and film, and about the musicians who star even when we least expect it. There are some great examples and some terrible...
  • Look Out For… October

    Well here we are, folks: the first wave of awards fare is upon us. A barrage of biopics and dramas have begun tooting their horns in the hopes of piquing the interests of Academy voters far and wide. Don’t worry though – there are still plenty of other choices...
  • Trailer Watch – War Dogs

    Todd Philips of The Hangover trilogy directs a new action-comedy War Dogs, about two 20 something year olds who secure a $300 million deal with the US government to supply arms to the Afghan military during the Iraq War. Sounds far-fetched? It’s based on the true story of Efraim...
  • Cinematic Dogmatic #1 – 1/1/16 – 16/1/16

    Our newest feature brings you all the latest films in one place! Did The Hateful Eight live up to expectation? Is Joy a front-running Oscar contender? Tom brings you quick-fire opinions on the hottest releases.   The Danish Girl A film whose archness defines it as much as scuppers it, The Danish Girl...
  • Trailer Watch – Joy

    In recent years, it seems as though awards season isn’t truly here until David O. Russell releases a film. And his most recent offering, Joy, might just be his best. The trailer introduces us to the titular character, as played by Jennifer Lawrence, a single mother struggling to find...