• Film Review: How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World

    I am going to say it. How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World is the most cinematic and most genuinely heartfelt film of 2019, and their dragons are way better than anything on Game of Thrones. “Perfect performances, mind-blowing animation, and a narrative that tugs at your heartstrings”...
  • Best ‘Alternative’ Christmas Films

    We all know that one person. The action movie fanatic determined to be contrary who, whilst others sit around enjoying It’s a Wonderful Life and Love Actually, can’t help but pipe up with the oh-so-original claim: “Actually, Die Hard is the best Christmas film”. The clear (by now tiresome)...
  • Thor: Ragnarok Review

    Thor, stripped of his famed hammer Mjolnir, finds himself stranded on the edge of the galaxy. There he must assemble a team of fellow heroes to rescue Asgard from the clutches of Hela, goddess of death, and prevent Ragnarok, the annihilation of his home. “The Thor films have, up...
  • Film Review – Carol

    Todd Haynes’ Carol, a stunning adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel, broaches forbidden love in fifties New York, and brings to our screens a truly beautiful film that bridges arthouse and Hollywood. We meet Carol (Cate Blanchett) and Therese (Rooney Mara) by chance in a high-society 1950’s establishment, as...
  • Film Review – Cinderella

    This enchanting remake of the animated 1950 classic has the very essence of Disney woven throughout. With a dynamic cast and stunning setting, this magical remake will capture your heart and make you fall in love with the fairy tale all over again. There is always a certain amount...
  • Trailer Watch – Knight of Cups

    In what is sure to be another cinematic masterpiece, writer/director Terrence Malick returns with Knight of Cups, led by an all star cast as seen in this first look trailer. Within the industry, Malick is notoriously known for taking long breaks from filmmaking (he took a twenty-year break after his...
  • Film Review – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the epic conclusion to Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy. What is said to be the conclusion of Jackson’s Middle-earth adventure, and possibly the final live action depiction of J. R. R. Tolkien’s world for some time, this finale leaves the series...