Category: Reviews

CAMFF 2018: Roobha (2017)

Directed by: Lenin M. Sivam Starring: Antonythasan Jesuthasan, Amrit Sandhu, Thenuka Kantharajah, Angela Chrstine UK Release Date: N/A Written by Elena Morgan Roobha (Amrit Sandhu), a trans-woman, struggles to find her place after being ostracized by her family. Her chance encounter with a family man, Anthony (Antonythasan Jesuthasan), […]

LFF 2018: Stan & Ollie

Directed by: Jon S. Bird Cast: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston, Nina Arianda, Rufus Jones Written by Dave Curtis Back in 1937 Laurel and Hardy were at the peak of their powers but their friendship was starting to creek. Strangely Stan Laurel was out of contact with the studio. He wanted a […]

REVIEW: Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Erik Poppe Starring: Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Elli Rhiannon MĂźller Osbourne Written by Elena Morgan Teenager Kaja (Andrea Berntzen) struggles to survive as she searches for her younger sister during the July 2011 terrorist mass murder at a political summer camp on the Norwegian […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Directed by: Roman Polanski Cast: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes My final review of the JUMPSCARECUT season is a film I’ve been dying to watch for a very long time and one of my biggest cinema sins. Another highly-regarded classic, Rosemary’s Baby […]

CAMFF 2018: I Love My Mum (2019)

Directed by: Alberto Sciamma Starring: Kierston Wareing, Tommy French, Aida Folch UK Release Date: 30th March 2019 Written by Elena Morgan After a freak car accident, Ron (Tommy French) and his mother Olga (Kierston Wareing) get trapped in a shipping container and are shipped off to Morocco. They […]

REVIEW: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Directed by: Bryan Singer Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Joseph Mazzello, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Mike Myers, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander Written by Cameron Frew “Is this the real life, or is it just fantasy,” sings Freddie Mercury, opening not only the finest Queen song, but a ballad […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Directed By: Tim Burton Cast: Johnny Depp , Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Casper Van Dien Written by Jo Craig Halloween offers many traditions for folk to sink their teeth into. Costume sparring, annual ghost tours, or even a Pagan gathering (clothing optional) in the forest out […]

REVIEW: Halloween (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: David Gordon Green Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle Written by Megan Williams  Halloween is probably my favourite holiday. You get to dress up in scary costumes without anyone judging you, watch horror films with your friends, carve […]

LFF 2018: The Old Man and The Gun

Year: 2018 Directed by: David Lowery Starring: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover Written by Sarah Buddery A legend of cinema since the mid-1960s, Robert Redford has certainly had an illustrious career. Now some 50+ films later, Redford tips a cap to his own career and […]