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

Posted by - April 11, 2021
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

“You Must Be Starving” – Honeydew (Film Review)

Posted by - March 27, 2021
Devereux Milburn’s debut feature is full of slow burn chaos and Honeydew drips with uneasiness. The film might be too weird and slow for some, but within beats a deliciously wicked heart and it might even prove bizarre enough to garner a small cult following. Sam (Sawyer Spielberg and yes, they’re related) and Rylie (Malin

“What Do 16-Year-Olds Care About?” – Moxie (Film Review)

Posted by - March 1, 2021
Amy Poehler might be one of the funniest women to grace our planet. Her comic delivery and timing are incomparable as is her ability to craft a joke that’ll make your belly hurt from laughing. In 2019, Poehler directed the amusing, but forgettable Wine Country for Netflix and now returns to the streaming giant with

Hero complex – Music (Film Review)

Posted by - February 15, 2021
Let us preface this review by saying that Music, whilst claiming to be a film giving a platform to autistic people, is not about autism. Music instead appears to be a rather self-indulgent film about drug addiction that Sia herself experienced. I will touch upon this later. Even before its release, Music has gathered an

Sundance 2021’s BIGGEST Film Acquisitions

Posted by - February 11, 2021
Though the world for many of us continues to be a hellscape of Zoom calls and face masks, it's business as usual for distribution companies at Sundance this year. The festival continues to be a hive for talent and brilliant new films. Film companies have yet again spent millions to make sure they're the ones

“All I Wanted Was A Thank You” – Malcolm & Marie (Film Review)

Posted by - February 3, 2021
Sam Levinson hit gold with his HBO TV-show Euphoria, which earned star Zendaya her very first Emmy for her portrayal of the drug-addicted teen Rue. Levinson’s 2018 feature film Assassination Nation garnered mixed reviews from critics; the ultra-stylised and violent film wasn’t subtle about any of its themes, many of them focusing on women and