• Film Review – Hail, Caesar!

    Hail Caesar! sees the Coen Brothers return nearly three years after their last directorial work, in what is probably one of their most distinct – and undefined – works. Characterized by their manipulation of both dramatic and comedic elements, the Coen Brothers produce their most comical efforts yet – ...
  • 2016: Hot Or Not – Hail, Caesar!

    Let’s wave goodbye to 2015! Good times, bad times we’ve had them all – but you know what they say, as one door closes, another one opens. Over the coming month we’ll be bringing you a snapshot of everything 2016 has to offer – the good, the bad and the ugly. Hold...
  • Trailer Watch – Hail, Caesar!

    The words ‘a Coen brothers film’ and ‘director of photography Roger Deakins’ is enough to get any avid film fan excited. Combine this with an all-star cast made up of Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand and many others, should get...
  • Review – Tomorrowland

    “This is a story about the future and the future can be scary”. As opening lines of films go, this one really works to set up the movie well. Not much had previously been revealed about Tomorrowland during production, nor in the trailer, only that it was about a new world and achieving...
  • Trailer Watch – Tomorrowland

    Last week, Disney stepped forward to unveil the teaser trailer for their new feature, Tomorrowland. Brad Bird, director of The Incredibles, is the second to take on the task converting a Disney World parks attraction into a film. The first, Gore Verbinski, had elevated success with the Pirates of the Caribbean...
  • Scrapbook – Films Not Set On Earth

    Greeting Guardians of the Galaxy into UK cinemas, our writers scour the cinematic universe of fantasy and sci-fi in search of the best films set beyond the Earth. Star Wars “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…”. Spanning six movies, numerous animated series, hundreds of novels,...
  • Review – The Monuments Men

    War films, whether featuring a conflict as their focus or as a more tangential aspect of a story, have always been dodgy territory for me. In some instances they are a part of society’s need to educate, understand and comprehend through representation, be it a dry history lesson or...