Beast

Year: 2018 Director: Michael Pearce Cast: Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James, Trystan Gravelle Written by Elena Morgan Written and directed by Michael Pearce, Beast is an eerie and captivating debut feature film about isolation and secrets. Moll (Jessie Buckley) is a troubled young woman, stifled by her controlling mother (Geraldine James), the unwanted affections … More Beast

Mom and Dad

Year: 2018 Directed by: Brian Taylor Starring: Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Anne Winters, Zackary Arthur WRITTEN BY JESSICA PEÑA As parents, you’re supposed to protect and care for your children, right? Sign their permission slips, feed them, make sure they make curfew, and one day kill them. No? Well, ‘Mom and Dad’ is so strangely … More Mom and Dad

A Quiet Place

Year: 2018 Directed by: John Krasinski Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe Written by Jessica Peña Silence can truly be deafening. Even in a packed theater, it’s daunting how a small sound becomes amplified in the absence of others. Sound is the enemy in John Krasinski’s newest film, ‘A Quiet Place’. Yes, … More A Quiet Place

Looking Glass

Year: 2018 Directed by: Tim Hunter Cast: Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney, Marc Blucas, Ernie Lively Written by Tom Sheffield The latest addition to Nicolas Cage’s CV,  ‘Looking Glass’, heads straight for digital release tomorrow, and coming to DVD later this month. Despite some fine performances from the film’s leads, this shallow thriller fails to build … More Looking Glass

Ghost Stories

Year: 2018 Directed by: Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson Starring: Andy Nyman, Martin Freeman, Paul Whitehouse, Alex Lawther Written by Lucy Buglass For years, mankind has pondered over the existence of ghosts, demons and the paranormal. Many have claimed to have experienced it firsthand, while others dedicate their lives and careers to debunking those experiences. … More Ghost Stories

Isle of Dogs

Year: 2018 Directed by: Wes Anderson Starring: Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Liev Schreiber, Koyu Rankin. WRITTEN BY RHYS JONES Wes Anderson’s 9th directorial venture, and his 2nd stop-motion feature, ticks all the boxes of what you’ve come to expect from the extremely unique Texan. You have your perfectly … More Isle of Dogs

Unsane

Year: 2018 Directed by: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, James Greer, Sarah Stiles, Mark Kudisch Written by Jo Craig “Is she or isn’t she?” asks the tagline of Steven Soderbergh’s first horror-thriller, addressing the timeless conundrum of diagnosing one’s own sanity when no more shit could possibly hit the fan. Soderbergh’s affair with … More Unsane