Latest

All Eight Best Picture Nominees Ranked

In a year where cinemas around the globe have been forced to close for several months, we have still been able to receive some movies that have truly been fantastic. From big blockbusters such as Christopher Nolan’s Tenet to smaller indie movies such as Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, we have still been able to access great

Remarkable, But Flawed – Sound Of Metal (Film Review)

Darius Marder’s Sound Of Metal first premiered at Toronto International Film Festival all the way back in 2019, which in these times feels like a small lifetime ago. Throughout the 2021 awards season, it has become a black horse of sorts, rather surprisingly but fully deservedly receiving nominations left, right and centre, especially for stars

A Daily Dose of Beauty, Peace and Purpose – Cozy Grove (PC Review)

All those who are lost deserve kindness.

Remarkable, But Flawed – Sound Of Metal (Film Review)

Darius Marder’s Sound Of Metal first premiered at Toronto International Film Festival all the way back in 2019, which in these times feels like a small lifetime ago. Throughout the 2021 awards season, it has become a black horse of sorts, rather surprisingly but fully deservedly receiving nominations left, right and centre, especially for stars

Catch Us If You Can (Film Review)

Since the late 60’s, John Boorman has been one of the most successful directors; he has made a handful of classics ranging from Point Blank to Deliverance. However, his directorial debut, Catch Us If You Can, has weirdly been one that not many have talked about or even seen! Compared to Boorman’s other films, his

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (DVD Review)

Hold onto your culottes everyone, because Lionsgate are finally releasing the comedy movie of the year on DVD and Digital! Josh Greenbaum’s latest comedy released on Digital Platforms back in February at a premium rental price and is now available to buy on platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, Google Play Movies, iTunes/Apple TV and

“Why Would Anyone Stay Here?” – Sensation (Film Review)

Not every film can be regarded as a recommended watch, no matter how much time and effort is put into the project from the cast and crew. There are certainly plenty of films that are regarded as bad from most audiences, but through sheer charm and earnestness they become enjoyable B-movies much like The Room.

Political Drama or Psychological Thriller? – A Common Crime (Film Review)

A Common Crime (Un Crimen Común) is a Spanish-language film from award-winning Argentinian writer/director Francisco Márquez. Known for his Cannes nominated 2016 film The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis that premiered at the Berlin Film Festival as well as London Film Festival in 2020, and will soon be available to watch at home in the U.K.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 4 (TV Review)

Warning: This review contains spoilers for the previous three episodes of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier but thoughts on episode four are spoiler-free   After the success of WandaVision earlier this year, Marvel promised to follow up their first series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with a compelling espionage drama and have executed

All Eight Best Picture Nominees Ranked

In a year where cinemas around the globe have been forced to close for several months, we have still been able to receive some movies that have truly been fantastic. From big blockbusters such as Christopher Nolan’s Tenet to smaller indie movies such as Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, we have still been able to access great

Lucas Pope: America’s Best Gaming Auteur

When people think of the best games ever made, their minds will instantly go to titles like The Legend Of Zelda: The Ocarina Of Time or maybe Red Dead Redemption. It's obviously not a hidden secret that there are teams of hundreds and thousands of hard working and dedicated people that bring games like that

In Memoriam – Paul Ritter (1966-2021)

It is with a heavy heart that we mourn British actor Paul Ritter who passed away on 5th April 2021 aged just 54 after suffering with a brain tumour. He leaves behind a wife and two sons. Ritter’s comedic dead-pan face and wit has not gone unnoticed in terms of his work on stage, television

Reclaiming the Rotten: Karyn Kusama’s Æon Flux (2005)

Each month, we at FilmHounds take a look at a director’s back catalogue and pick their lowest rated film on Rotten Tomatoes and ask ourselves – why? Why is it their least loved among critics? Regardless, we attempt to see the good in it. This Month: Karyn Kusama’s ÆON FLUX (2005)  Rating: 9% Karyn Kusama

What Can The Oscars Do To Become Relevant Again?

With all the buzz and excitement that surrounds the annual Academy Awards ceremony, it’s a little surprising that the biggest night of awards season has been losing viewers over the years. Since 2014 the viewership has steadily decreased, from 43.7 million viewers to an all-time low of 23.6 million viewers at the 2020 Academy Awards.

No Revenge Taken: The Misplaced Politics of Promising Young Woman

TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains discussion of sexual assault and suicide. This article contains spoilers for Promising Young Woman.    Promising Young Woman is Emerald Fennell’s debut feature film which tells the story of Cassie (Carey Mulligan), who pretends to be drunk in nightclubs in order to lure men into trying to sexually assault her,

“Cinema Is A Language”- Director Kirill Mikhanovsky Discusses Give Me Liberty (The FH Interview)

Kirill Mikhanovsky's Give Me Liberty first appeared in 2019 at Sundance, and subsequently began its stint on the world festival circuit. Now two years later, the film remains on the circuit, most recently appearing at the Hebden Bridge Film Festival in the UK. An excellent, frenetic examination of a day in the life of medical transport

“It’s Not Like A Drama You’ve Seen After All, It’s Killer Pants” – Elza Kephart talks Slaxx (The FH Interview)

We sat down with Elza Kephart, director and co-writer of Shudder's Slaxx, a film about a pair of killer jeans, to understand the development of the project, how she feels about the current climate of horror, and what scares her. Elza's a person of many hats, writing and directing since 2002, with early projects like

“Brighton was perfect for a story like Justine” – Director Jamie Patterson On His New Film ‘Justine’ (The FH Interview)

Justine is coming to Curzon Home Cinema on March 5, promising to bring a realistic, and gritty drama to our screens, whilst exploring the heart-breaking storyline of a young addict. Justine struggles with addiction in all aspects of her life, but the underlying hopeful theme of love constantly tries to break down her barriers. Brighton-born indie