• Film Review: Knives Out

    When wealthy crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead after his 85th birthday party, his dysfunctional family are questioned by renowned detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) who suspects foul play....
  • 90th Academy Awards – Predictions

    Having narrowly escaped what could have been another #OscarsSoWhite controversy, most of the acting categories this year are quite easy to predict. Nevertheless, there seems to be a trend of the old guard versus the new talent – examples are Gary Oldman vs Timothée Chalamet and Frances McDormand vs...
  • Look Out For… January

    A new month, a new year, a new set of films to look forward to. In Winston Churchill biopic Darkest Hour, Gary Oldman once again transforms himself in a performance that’s hotly tipped for awards glory. Speaking of which, the Bulgarian-Greek drama Glory depicts a platelayer (Stefan Denolyubov) who...
  • Review – Hector And The Search For Happiness

    Hector (Simon Pegg) is a psychiatrist whose life is ordered and organised to a precise pinnacle by himself, his job, and his loving, mothering girlfriend (Rosamund Pike). His life is perfectly content and adequate, but Hector begins to wonder whether he is really happy and, indeed, whether any of...
  • Trailer Watch – Hector and the Search for Happiness

    Peter Chelsom’s film adaptation of psychiatrist François Lelord’s 2010 novel, Hector and the Search for Happiness, has teased its way onto the internet with a new trailer. This cinematic revision of Lelord’s work consists of a fictional psychiatrist in the form of the titular pursuer, played by Simon Pegg. Pegg plays...
  • Review – Beginners

    Beginners is a celebration of life that is both delicate and riotous. It follows Oliver, whose father at the age of seventy-five reveals that he is gay. Based on the true story of writer and director Mike Mills, the narrative flickers across time as Oliver encounters his father’s new-found lust...