Category: 2018

Mile 22

Year: 2018 Directed by: Peter Berg Starring: Mark Wahlberg,, John Malkovich, Iko Uwais, Lauren Cohan, Ronda Rousey Written by Elena Morgan When police officer Li Noor (Iko Uwais) hands himself into the US Embassy with the promise to give the Americans information on missing nuclear substances in exchange […]

The Little Stranger

Year: 2018 Directed by:  Lenny Abrahamson  Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Charlotte Rampling, Will Poulter Written by Fiona Underhill The Gothic genre has had something of a revival in recent years, particularly focusing on the theme of gas-lighting, which feels especially relevant now in the era of “Time’s […]

Blaze

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ethan Hawke Starring: Charles Adam, Alia Shawkat, Edgar Arreola Written by Jessica Peña ‘Blaze’ plays out like a hardy poem come to life, as much a devastating musical as a beautiful portrait of love and tragedy. But it’s a love story of so many little […]

The Nun

Year: 2018 Directed by: Corin Hardy Cast: DemiĂĄn Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons Written by Tom Sheffield Prior to The Nun’s release this week, The Conjuring Universe has made over $1.2 billion globally with it’s four current entries, two of which are spin-offs. Before The Conjuring released there […]

FRIGHTFEST: The Dark

Year: 2018 Directed by: Justin P. Lange, Klemens Hufnagl Starring: Nadia Alexander, Toby Nicholas WRITTEN BY MEGAN WILLIAMS The last film I saw at this year’s ‘Frightfest’ was an Austrian/British film called The Dark. The film is mainly set in one location and follows Mina, an undead girl who lives […]

FRIGHTFEST: F.U.B.A.R

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ben Kent Starring: Mark Heap, Sean Verey, Danny Kirrane, David Mumeni, Timothy Renouf, Ewen MacIntosh WRITTEN BY MEGAN WILLIAMS Picture this: A weekend spent at a zombie-themed survival adventure with your best friends (and your Father-in-law) for your Stag do. Sounds great right? Nothing is […]

American Animals

Year: 2018 Directed by: Bart Layton Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd Written by Rhys Bowen-Jones Following in the footsteps of Sarah Buddery’s Blackkklansman review, I’m finding American Animals a really difficult film to review. I’ve been trying to find an angle from […]

Like Father

Year: 2018 Directed by: Lauren Miller Starring: Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer, Seth Rogen WRITTEN BY COREY HUGHES Actor-turned-director Lauren Miller, notably known for her comedic roles in Superbad and Sausage Party, makes her feature-length debut with the Netflix backed drama Like Father, a take on the ‘estranged father’ sub-genre […]

BlacKkKlansman

Year: 2018 Directed by: Spike Lee Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Alec Baldwin, Ken Garito WRITTEN BY SARAH BUDDERY Just putting this out there upfront, BlacKkKlansman is one of the hardest films I’ve ever had to review. There is so much that it has to say, […]