The Drifters (Film Review)

Posted by - April 3, 2021
In post-Brexit Britain, Koffee (Jonathan Ajayi) and Fanny (Lucie Bourdeu) are two migrants who find each other in a story about love and identity. Koffee, an African migrant who came to the country illegally, is studying English whilst working for a criminal. He completes illegal tasks to can gain citizenship in the UK via an
A woman wearing a brown hooded raincoat, looks down with a concerned expression. Behind is a treeline.

“Dream well” – Sacrifice (Film Review)

Posted by - March 15, 2021
Sacrifice is the worst thing a horror film can be: boring. On paper, it has the potential to be a fun ride, a cosmic horror featuring the legendary Barbara Crampton, but unfortunately, Sacrifice is bland, bloated and not scary in the slightest. Inspired by the works of H.P Lovecraft and Paul Kane’s short story Men

Life stories – The Reunited States (Film Review)

Posted by - March 5, 2021
American politics was shaken when Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States of America. When he was elected in 2016, America as a country started to become more divided than ever before. The Reunited States is a feature-length documentary that follows a family from Texas who decide to sell their house and
Tina Turner

“Better Than All The Rest” – Tina (GFF Film Review)

Posted by - March 2, 2021
Now, we're going to take the beginning of this review and do it nice and easy. Or we’ll at least try to because attempting to sum up the entire life and works of one of the most celebrated music icons of our time is anything but easy. Tina Turner has lived a truly remarkable life.

Tom and Jerry Take Manhattan – Tom & Jerry (Film Review)

Posted by - February 28, 2021
It’s tempting to be cynical about a movie that wasn’t made for you. Sure, plenty of movies categorized as kids films or family films manage to appease both child and parent. Disney and Pixar have pretty much nailed this formula, their movies often beloved by all ages. But when a film is clearly made to
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“Torture Tactics in America’s Political Playground” – The Mauritanian (GFF Film Review)

Posted by - February 25, 2021
Humanitarian concerns surrounding the practices used within the Guantánamo Bay military prisons are a critical discourse within the playground of US politics. The prison, known for its high-profile detainees, including men suspected of orchestrating the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre, became a subject of great concern once the methods of military interrogation leaked

“Stop being so aggressively passive aggressive” – Blush (Film Review)

Posted by - February 22, 2021
The Goldberg’s Wendy McLendon-Covey leads this film, impressively conveying the slow destruction of an OCD sufferer and her seemingly perfect life, alongside her husband and teenage daughter. Blush premiered at Sundance Film Festival, with an original title of “Imaginary Order” – reflecting the underlying theme of psychology throughout the narrative. Cathy’s (McLendon-Covey) carefully constructed life

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