• “A Boring Movie” – Film Review: The Dig

    The Dig, directed by Simon Stone, is based on a 2016 book of the same name by John Preston. The story dramatizes the 1939 excavation of Sutton Hoo, which resulted in a discovery that altered our perception of the dark ages....
  • Look Out For… November

    This month there are several continuations of different franchises. Hoping to score the awards-love that its prior film controversially missed out on, is the latest in the Rocky series: Creed II. Lisbeth Salander (Claire Foy, taking over from Rooney Mara) returns in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a...
  • Film Review – Suffragette

    ‘I’d rather be a rebel than a slave’; This historical quotation proved controversial; yet no words ring truer for Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette. Set in 1912, the film follows the fictional, working-class woman Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan), we see her evolve from meek, vulnerable laundry lackey to a dedicated and...
  • Trailer Watch – Suffragette

    Documenting one of the most poignant periods of British history, Suffragette, directed by Sarah Gavron, follows the story of the radical Women’s Suffrage Movement, and the trials and tribulations they faced in order to gain the vote, attempt to create change, and become equal to men. The film, directed...
  • Anti-Advent Calendar #14

    Christmas. It’s become an addiction of indulgence, one made acceptable because not only do masses of people take the hit, but they’re comfortable talking about it too. So long as they continue, we’ll be in tow supplying goods of our own grade, as we resume our Anti-Advent Calendar… Before achieving widespread recognition...
  • Scrapbook – Top 5 Recent Book-to-Film Adaptations

    Adapting a novel into a quality, well-structured, faithful film can be a difficult task, and one which directors often fail to execute, but when they do, we are left with artistic legacies of multimodal magnificence. With David Fincher’s latest success in bringing Gone Girl to the screen from Gillian...