• Horror Movie of the Month – BONE TOMAHAWK

    You’ve seen Westerns. You’ve seen horror movies. But have you ever seen a Western-horror movie? No? Well then sit back and relax - you’re in for a treat....
  • Film Review: The Shape of Water

    The Shape of water has created a huge buzz this award season, winning Best Film Music and Best Direction by Guillermo del Toro at the BAFTAs, and is up for the most nominations at the Oscars including Best Female Lead and Best Film. From the very beginning of this...
  • 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… February

    February may be the shortest month, but we’re certainly not short of great film releases. Denzel Washington and Daniel Day-Lewis give Oscar-nominated performances as a shy lawyer in Roman J. Israel, Esq. and an obsessive 1950s dressmaker in Phantom Thread, respectively. Of course, if awards-bait isn’t your thing, Helen...
  • Trailer Watch: The Shape of Water

    The first trailer released for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water sets it up to be beautiful, heart-warming and poignant in equal measure; personally, I cannot wait.   Set against the Cold War, Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is a mute janitor whose work at a secluded laboratory often leaves...
  • Film Review – Bone Tomahawk

    The western is dead, it would seem. At least in the conventional sense. In the last few years there’s been a plethora of revisionist, post-modern, feminist, parodic, and mash-up takes on that most American of genre. Though the most famous redux still remains the Spaghetti Western era of deconstruction...
  • Review – Jack Reacher

    Film adaptations by their nature are usually quite contentious; the joy many experience when reading a piece of literature is often found in the freedom to interpret the literature as they please. Film adaptations do away with this and provide a singular interpretation that will inevitably tread on someone’s...