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Rewriting The Page on Wrestling Films: 2 Years of Fighting with My Family

Posted by - February 27, 2021
Two years ago today, Stephen Merchant’s Fighting with My Family hit cinemas in the UK, and a little over two years ago, I joined a jam-packed press screening for the professional wrestling film at Leicester Square. The film tells the real-life tale of WWE superstar Paige’s (previously known as Saraya) colourful wrestling family in Norwich,

How Filmmaking Changed In A Pandemic

Posted by - February 24, 2021
It was around March 2020 when films began dropping like flies off the release calendar and delaying their release dates, in some cases by up to a year. First there was James Bond, then A Quiet Place Part 2, followed by Fast & Furious 9, Black Widow, the list goes on and on. But whilst we

“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

‘The Apartment’ – An Unlikely, But Perfect Christmas Movie

Posted by - December 22, 2020
With the holidays just around the corner, everyone is doing their best to get into the Christmas spirit. What better way to do that than by putting on your favorite holiday movie? During these pandemic times, it’s difficult not to go for films that make us laugh and feel good, which we still should. But

Why Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes Films Are Underrated Adaptations

Posted by - October 27, 2020
With their recent re-release on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray, as well as confirmation from new director Dexter Fletcher that Sherlock Holmes 3, which is still currently scheduled for December 2021, has been put on the back burner once more due to Covid-19 complications, it seems a good time to revisit Guy Ritchie’s re-imagining of the

“You think I’m funny?” – GoodFellas at 30

Posted by - October 27, 2020
Every director should have at least one film that can be called a classic. An indisputable masterpiece that stands out as a pinnacle of cinema. For some, though, one isn’t enough. They are the filmmakers whose every film is greeted with anticipation and whose work is judged by what they’ve done in the past. Names

VH Top 10 Films of The Year – 7) Knives Out

Posted by - December 16, 2019
After dabbling in the Star Wars universe with Star Wars: The Last Jedi, writer/director Rian Johnson returns with a brand new murder mystery. A modern twist to a classic genre with a stellar cast supporting the project ensures that the results are nothing short of stellar. As it indeed proves to be a “Whodunnit like