Category: A – Year

REVIEW: Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Directed by: Rob Marshall Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Dick Van Dyke. Written by Cameron Frew Mary Poppins is a curious thing. Depending on how you explain her, one would be forgiven for being slightly disturbed – a nanny who […]

REVIEW: Under The Silver Lake (2019)

Directed by: David Robert Mitchell Starring: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace Written by Sam Comrie “Maybe there are people out there who are more important than us, more powerful, communicating things in the world that are meant for only them and not for us.” Despite a troubling […]

REVIEW: The House That Jack Built (2018)

Directed by: Lars Von Trier Starring: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman Written by Lucy Buglass Danish director Lars Von Trier is no stranger to controversy. He has certainly divided film fans with some praising his work and some condemning it.  The House That Jack Built is his […]

REVIEW: Aquaman (2018)

Directed by: James Wan Starring: Jason Mamoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Nicole Kidman, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Dolph Lundgren Written by Rhys Bowen Jones The DCEU badly needs a win. To say the DCEU has had peaks and troughs is something of an understatement. Despite, for my […]

REVIEW: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Directed by: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman Cast: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Nicolas Cage, John Mulaney Written by Fernando Andrade You know that feeling when you walk out of a movie knowing you have witnessed something special, something you have never seen before. That’s the […]

REVIEW: November

Directed by: Rainer Sarnet Cast: Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Arvo Kukumägi Written by Bianca Garner November is an odd film. It’s a very odd, and very strange film; almost completely impossible to describe in words. This isn’t to say that November is a bad film, in fact, it […]

REVIEW: Ian (Short)

Directed by: Abel Goldfarb Written by: Gaston Gorali Written by Jessica Peña Inspired by the real life story of Ian, a young boy who was born with cerebral palsy, Abel Goldfarb’s animated short film about the titular boy is a sweet and profound revelation, even for a child’s […]

REVIEW: Mortal Engines (2018)

Directed by: Christian Rivers Starring: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae Written by Elena Morgan Based on the book by Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines is set in a post-apocalyptic future where in order to survive, whole towns and cities are on wheels, roaming the Earth looking for […]

REVIEW: Disobedience (2018)

Directed by: Sebastián Lelio Starring: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola Written by Ryan Morris There’s a coldness to the core of Disobedience, Sebastián Lelio’s new romantic drama film,  released months ago across the pond but has only just begun screening in a small number of UK cinemas this […]