Category: Reviews

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 […]

The Limehouse Golem

Year: 2017 Director: Juan Carlos Medina Starring: Olivia Cooke, Bill Nighy, Douglas Booth, Maria Valverde Written by Abbie Eales Set in the gloomy East End of London, ‘The Limehouse Golem’ is a gory Victorian whodunnit with a gloriously twisted difference. Directed by Juan Carlos Medina (director of 2012 […]

Little Evil

Year: 2017 Director: Eli Craig Starring: Evangeline Lilly, Adam Scott, Sally Field Written by Sasha Hornby Horror is one of the most polarising genres – some people are staunch horror fans, watching even the most bargain basement of offerings; others will write off any film with even a whisper of horror. […]

Death Note

Year: 2017 Director: Adam Wingard Starring: Nat Wolff, Lakeith Stanfield, Margaret Qualley, Willem Dafoe, Jason Liles Written by Sasha Hornby When Adam Wingard’s live-action US-set reimagining of ‘Death Note‘ was announced, I had mixed feelings.  Excitement at the prospect of another film from one of my favourite genre directors […]

Terminator 2: Judgement Day (3D)

Year:  1991 (2D), 2017 (3D) Director: James Cameron Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick Written by Chris Gelderd So much can be said about a film as important and ground-breaking as this after over 25 years of constant adoration and cultural significance. This time, however, director […]

The Dark Tower

Year: 2017 Director: Nikolaj Arcel Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor Written by Jo Craig “The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” The brilliance of horror alum Stephen King, who must be close to finishing his fortress of dollar bills and near […]

Patti Cake$

Year: 2017 Director: Geremy Jasper Starring: Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, Cathy Moriarty Written by Sarah Buddery Sometimes it is the most unassuming little films that completely take you by surprise, and whilst ‘Patti Cake$’ garnered some buzz from both Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals […]

Logan Lucky

Year: 2017 Director: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes Written by Corey Hughes From time to time directors need to take a break, and I get it. Filmmaking must be an exhausting and difficult process. Even the great Stanley Kubrick took […]

Detroit

Year: 2017 Director: Kathryn Bigelow Starring: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith, Will Poulter, Jason Mitchell, Jack Reynor, Hannah Murray Written by Fiona Underhill On paper, this film has many elements that appeal to me; a female director, set in 1960s America, a true story set during the […]