• Look Out For… October

    As the winds get chillier and the days shorter, October brings with it a slew of horror movies in the run up to Halloween. Among them, is the typical ‘friends go to a forest (always a good idea) where a menacing creature awaits’ storyline in The Ritual. The Saw...
  • Dunkirk – A Christopher Nolan Masterpiece

    Three. Two. One. Mark. Christopher Nolan has taken his shot at the war film genre. ‘Dunkirk’ requires proper recognition as something that, for the most part, could be a timeless piece. Between Tom Hardy flying soundly in the Supermarine Spitfire-fighter aircraft (as a Royal Air Force pilot) and Hans...
  • Trailer Watch – In the Heart of the Sea

    Hollywood may be lacking some original scripts at present, but their obsession with existing material has started showing promise. Ron Howard’s latest film, In the Heart of the Sea, recounts the true events that inspired the sinister tale of Moby-Dick (1851). When twenty-one men board an American whaling ship,...
  • Scrapbook – Neo-noir Films

    As Sin City: A Dame to Kill For storms style first into UK theatres, our writers recognise some of the finest films of neo-noir cinema. Blade Runner   The archetypal neo-noir, Ridley Scott’s adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is extremely prescient. 32 years after...