Category: Reviews

LFF 2018: Green Book

Year: 2018 Directed by: Peter Farrelly Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Linda Cardellini, Mahershala Ali Written by Sarah Buddery To the surprise of everyone (who was able to avoid social media at least!) the surprise film at London Film Festival this year was Green Book; the Peter Farrelly (Yes, a […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Bad Romance

October is synonymous with a few things: autumn leaves, pumpkin-spiced everything, Halloween, the return of The Walking Dead on TV, and more horror movies than you can wield a knife at. Not everyone has a stomach for gore or the mettle for scares though. If you’re wondering where […]

LFF 2018: Beautiful Boy

Year: 2018 Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Steve Carrell, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan Written by Dave Curtis Just imagine being a parent to a child that is a drug addict. Beautiful Boy shows meth addiction and its recovery through the eyes of writer David Sheff […]

LFF 2018: Roma

Year: 2018 Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón Starring: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta, Marco Graf, Daniela Demesa, Nancy García García, Verónica García Written by Sarah Buddery ‘Roma’ may just be Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece. A bold way to start any review, but ‘Roma’ is a bold […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Defarious (Short)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Chase Michael Pallante Cast: Janet Miranda, Jason Torres, Sonia Sierra Runtime: 13m 17s “A young woman is tormented by her nightmares and they are beginning to manifest so strongly she becomes disillusioned between the world of her imagination and what is truly reality.” Written […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Alien (1979)

Year: 1979 Directed by: Ridley Scott Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Ian Holm, John Hurt Written by Rhys Bowen Jones 29 years on from its original release, Alien continues to be a masterpiece of sci-fi and horror. At only his second directorial effort, legendary director Ridley Scott […]