• 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)...
  • Look Out For… November

    As Hollywood continues to unravel in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, this awards season will certainly have an air of the paradoxical about it. Nevertheless, there’s an interesting bunch lined up this month. After Wonder Woman had her superb outing earlier this summer, Warner Bros. executives will...
  • Trailer Watch – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    When the last film in the Harry Potter series was released almost half a decade ago, a generation of fans went in to mourning for the end of an era. However, five years later, with an upcoming play, script release and potential spin-off movie trilogy, it’s safe to say...
  • Film Review – The Lobster

    The Lobster is one of the strangest, most surreal and original films I have ever seen. It’s set in a dystopian society where single people are sent to a hotel to find a partner within forty-five days. If you fail, you will be transformed into an animal of your...
  • TV Review- True Detective, Series 2 – First Impressions

    As time rolls closer to the end of the decade, many critics are already claiming the past ten to fifteen years as the “Golden Age of Television”. Since HBO graced the world of TV crime drama with David Chases’ seminal and groundbreaking Sopranos and David Simon’s uber-realistic The Wire,...
  • Trailer Watch – True Detective, Season 2

    After the critical success of True Detective it was only right that a second series be made. As confirmed previously, this trailer shows us that this season will not follow on from the previous storyline and offers a new detective story and setting. Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn may...
  • Most Anticipated Films of 2014 #15 – Winter’s Tale

    Set in a fantastical vision of Edwardian New York, Winter’s Tale combines themes of love, fantasy, mystery and justice, based on the novel of the same name by Mark Helprin.  The film boasts a stellar cast including Colin Farrell, the thief and romantic heartthrob; Jessica Brown Findlay, who appears to have been...