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
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

”You’re The Acceptable Loss” – County Lines (Film Review)

Posted by - November 30, 2020
Henry Blake’s debut feature film is a fiery and devastating look at grooming and its effects on both the children and parents affected. Packing a mighty punch, Blake shows considerable talent and passion, but the film also feels peculiarly cold at times. Inspired by real events and based on Blake’s own short film from 2017,

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

“We Have To Stick Together” – Mangrove (LFF Review)

Posted by - October 7, 2020
Steve McQueen has done it again. Perhaps the most significant and consistent modern British director, McQueen once again brings us a riveting, vital piece of filmmaking, this time telling the true story of the Mangrove Nine. As it so often is with McQueen’s work, Mangrove is timely and powerful, without ever regressing to speaking down

Out of Order – Cashpoint (Short Film Review)

Posted by - April 11, 2019
In the twenty-first century, dating apps seem to have taken over the social scene. In a society where people are far too busy to be able to take a moment to lookup from their phones in order to say hello, it’s all the easier to simply swipe left or right in the search for your

New In; Hoff The Record

Posted by - June 4, 2015
Have you ever imagined what it would be like to see David Hasselhoff in an improvised comedy sketch where he plays a fictionalized version of himself? For those of you who answered yes to the question, and I can imagine there will be many, the Hoff is coming to UK screens on 18 June for