Category: 2018

REVIEW: The Monster

Year: 2018 Directed by: Bryan Bertino Starring: Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine Written by Corey Hughes Bryan Bertino’s third directorial outing finds the director in the familiar territory of the horror genre, following his previous two projects – The Strangers and Mockingbird – to bring us The Monster; an […]

REVIEW: Johnny English Strikes Again

Year: 2018 Directed by: David Kerr Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Olga Kurylenko, Charles Dance, Jake Lacy, Ben Miller, Adam James Written by Chris Gelderd This 2018 British comedy, the third installment in the Johnny English franchise, is directed by David Kerr and stars Rowan Atkinson, Ben Miller, […]

LFF 2018: Lizzie

Year: 2018 Directed by: Craig William Macneill Starring: Kristen Stewart, ChloĂ« Sevigny, Fiona Shaw Written by Sarah Buddery  A story that will no doubt be familiar to fans of true crime, the infamous Lizzie Borden who murdered her father and step-mother is now the subject of this film, […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Mandy (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Panos Cosmatos Cast: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough Written by Abbie Eales Set deep in the backwoods of  the northwest of USA in 1983, Panos Cosmatos phantasmagorical horror sees Nicolas Cage’s stoic lumberjack, Red Miller, seeking vengeance against a variety of ghoulish figures following the […]

REVIEW: A Star is Born

Year: 2018 Directed by: Bradley Cooper Starring: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle, Anthony Ramos Written by Cameron Frew Bradley Cooper’s first stride into the world of directing is a peculiar choice from the outset: a remake, of a remake, of a remake. The tried, tested […]