Category: Mystery

The Secret of Marrowbone

Year: 2018 Directed by: Sergio G. Sánchez Cast: George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Kyle Soller, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg Written by Tom Sheffield The Secret of Marrowbone was released in UK cinemas earlier this month and if I’m being honest, I haven’t really heard much about it anywhere. I went into […]

Dark River

Year: 2018 Directed by: Clio Barnard Cast: Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean, Dean Andrews Written by Hunter Williams Following this year’s ‘Lean On Pete‘, ‘God’s Own Country‘ and ‘The Levelling‘, the withering farmlands are a dramatic staple of 2018’s arthouse cinema. Clio Bernard’s ‘Dark River’ is a standout among […]

Hereditary

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne WRITTEN BY RHYS BOWEN JONES A24, the production company that can seemingly do no wrong lately, are back with another unique horror that has gripped the world. Following successful releases like ‘The […]

Anon

Year: 2018 Directed by: Andrew Nicol Cast: Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Sonya Walger, Mark O’Brien Written by Chris Gelderd This 2018 British science fiction thriller is directed and written by Andrew Niccol and stars Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Sonya Walger and Mark O’Brien. In the not too distant future, biosyn implants allow […]

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Year: 2017 Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos Cast: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Alicia Silverstone, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic Written by Jessica Peña It’s not often enough a film will come around that will leave you in awe, laughing, cringing, and downright terrified. Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘The Killing of A […]

Murder on the Orient Express

Year: 2017 Director: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Josh Gad, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Leslie Odom Jr. Written by Jo Craig A packed Friday night screening jostling with curiosity from a varied audience sees Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s […]

You Were Never Really Here

Year: TBC, but likely 2018 Director: Lynne Ramsay Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alessandro Nivola, Alex Manette Written by Sarah Buddery After a Best Actor nomination for ‘Walk the Line’ (2005), followed by being shamefully overlooked for his gorgeously tender performance in 2013’s ‘Her’, Joaquin Phoenix couldn’t exactly […]

Mother!

Year: 2017 Director: Darren Aronofsky Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer Written by Sasha Hornby ‘Mother!’ is the latest film written and directed by American auteur Darren Aronofsky, director of ‘Black Swan’ and ‘Requiem for a Dream’, about a couple whose relationship is tested when […]

Wind River

Year: 2017 Director: Taylor Sheridan Starring: Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Gil Birmingham, Julia Jones, Kelsey Chow Written by Rhys Bowen Jones If you haven’t heard of Taylor Sheridan by now, I’m sure he is going to be a household name from 2017 and beyond. Following up two stellar […]