V For Vendetta at 15: An Underappreciated Cultural Phenomenon

Posted by - March 17, 2021
When it comes to Western holidays, Hollywood pretty much has you covered for films to watch. There are countless Christmas films, so much so that maybe one could argue there are too many. There are hundreds of Valentine's Day films and even more if you consider any romance film to be a suitable celebration. The

“The only verdict is vengeance; a vendetta” – V for Vendetta (4K Review

Posted by - November 6, 2020
Dystopian films invariably contain political elements; a foreshadowing of what may come to pass if autocratic leaders remain unchecked. During a period of unmatched instability generated by a novel virus, used globally as a political tool to establish influence, there is a pervading irony in the re-release of V for Vendetta on 4K. The immortal

Everybody Hates London – Mortal Engines (Film Review)

Posted by - December 14, 2018
*Spoiler warning* Have you ever walked into a room and felt that everyone really doesn’t want you there? If London was a person and they were watching this film, they would feel terrible right now. Directed by Christian Rivers and cleverly marketed to only showboat Peter Jackson’s name who is on co-screenwriting and co-producing duties,

Will Mortal Engines be the next Big Thing?

Posted by - December 6, 2018
Based on the book of the same name by Philip Reeve, Peter Jackson's Mortal Engines looks set to be ‘the next big thing’, both in terms of stature and in box office numbers - at least I’m sure that’s what Universal is hoping. Hollywood is always looking for their next big franchise. In their attempts to