• Look Out For… June

    If you’re already missing Marvel and Game of Thrones, then X-Men: Dark Phoenix would be a good choice, featuring Sophie Turner alongside her usual co-stars, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender. Or if you like your summer days with a touch of horror, then Child’s Play – the reboot of...
  • Ugly Truths Behind Lovely Films

    I watched The Greatest Showman at The Savoy for the third time this weekend (yes, you heard that right, I’ve watched it three times) and it got me thinking. YES it’s a great film, YES it has a fab cast, and YES it has an even better soundtrack, but...
  • Film Review: The Post

    Set in early 1970s America against the backdrop of a Vietnam War, The Post offers us a nostalgic yet highly topical look at the Washington Post’s tough decision to publish the Pentagon Papers – classified documents detailing the 30-year involvement of the USA in the Vietnam War. With The...
  • 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...
  • Trailer Watches of the Week

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Super Bowl Trailer) Sunday 5th February 2017 was an important day for many American sports fans: the 51st Super Bowl was underway, with Lady Gaga waiting in the wings for her half-time performance, while an athletic showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and the...
  • “How Have You Never Seen…Toy Story 3?”

    (Warning: this article contains spoilers) Recently I found myself watching fully for the first time the Toy Story films as – although I could recall bits of them – I had never sat down and given them my full attention. Of course, as every self-respecting Pixar fan knows, this...
  • Film Review – Bridge of Spies

    Steven Spielberg offers a solid but safe spy thriller concerning the true story of James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks), an American insurance lawyer commissioned to defend suspected Russian spy Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance) in court. Donovan takes to this thankless task with vigour and is soon criticised for doing...