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

Posted by - April 10, 2021
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.

A Chilling Ghost Story – The Power (Film Review)

Posted by - April 8, 2021
Corinna Faith’s The Power is a chilling ghost story, set in 1970s Britain. Times are difficult and every night the country is plunged into darkness in order to conserve energy amid miners’ strikes. Val (Rose Williams) is already afraid of the dark, we witness her turning on every light in her small living quarters following

Holmes v. Starling: Dawn Of Injustice – The Mauritanian (Film Review)

Posted by - March 30, 2021
Jodie Foster stars in this true to life political thriller as a Defence Attorney Nancy Hollander, with Shailene Woodley alongside her as her legal aid Teri Duncan. The man they defend is the titular Mauritanian named Mohamedou Ould Slahi (played by Tahar Rahim) who has been locked up in Guantanamo Bay for several years. The

“Do you adapt, or perish?“ – Nemesis (Film Review)

Posted by - March 29, 2021
The backdrop of London frames this low-budget, independent British gangland thriller. But as low budget and independent is it is, it doesn't drop on quality in terms of talent and story. Produced and directed by James Crow, this story digs deep into a plot laced with the dark side of the criminal underworld in England's

Could this be Orlando Bloom’s best work? – Retaliation (Film Review)

Posted by - March 28, 2021
Orlando Bloom delivers a flawless, and gripping performance, but alas the narrative does not quite meet his level of commitment. Retaliation is overwhelming with its religious symbolism and often scathing reflections of Catholicism, yet the “revenge” plot both underwhelms the audience and exceeds original expectations. Bloom plays Malky (Malcolm), a haunted demolition worker who takes

Grief, Trauma and Memory in Memento

Posted by - March 16, 2021
A bloody polaroid dominates the screen, and begins to fade slowly, developing in reserve. Blood climbs back up the walls, and you are forced to watch the scene subvert itself, the violence and gore dissipating before your very eyes. The imagery is gone, but the sense that what is done cannot be undone remains. Christopher

“He Talks To Me” – Sator (Film Review)

Posted by - February 12, 2021
With Sator, writer-director-cinematographer-editor Jordan Graham has created a unique, completely singular vision and brought it to life with such intensity, it’s easy to forgive the film its rare shortcomings. It’s best to go into Sator without knowing much about it and simply let Graham’s immersive filmmaking suck you into its terrifying, dreamlike world. Adam (Gabriel

Kenneth Branagh cast as Boris Johnson in new Pandemic Thriller

Posted by - January 23, 2021
The first wave of the Covid-19 Pandemic was a traumatic time for all of us. More so than many other time during these unprecedented months as the mystery of what was happening was very much in the air. This horrific time will now be dramatized in the newly commissioned five part limited series, This Sceptred