Project Type: Thriller

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Year: 2016 Director: Burr Steers Starring: Lily James, Matt Smith, Sam Riley, Lena Headey Written by Patrick Alexander Back in 2012, a truly legendary film burst onto the scene called ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’. The film, directed by Timur Bekmambetov, was darkly vicious and a genuinely cheeky parody […]

Trapped [S1]

Year: 2016 Creator(s): Balsatar Kormákur, SigurjĂłn Kjartansson, Clive Bradley, Ă“lafur Egilsson, JĂłhann Ævar GrĂ­msson, Sonia Moyersoen, Klaus Zimmerman Starring: Ă“lafur Darri Ă“lafsson, Ilmur KristjánsdĂłttir, Ingvar Eggert SigurĂ°sson, NĂ­na Dögg FilippusdĂłttir Written by Mark Blakeway Scandinavian drama has been creeping onto our screens with a growing presence over the last […]

Lost River

Year: 2015 Director: Ryan Gosling Starring: Iain De Caestecker, Christina Hendricks, Matt Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Ben Mendelsohn, Eva Mendes Written by Jakob Lewis Barnes Wait, Ryan Gosling is a director now? When I read about this film last year and saw the trailer I was pretty excited – […]

Cargo 200

Year: 2007 Director: Aleksei Balabanov Starring: Agniya Kuznetsova, Aleksey Poluyan, Leonid Gromov Written by Mark Blakeway The latest inductee to the JumpCut UK World Cinema Club, ‘Cargo 200’ is not for the faint-hearted. A combination of various sordid acts of degradation and desperation taking place within a Soviet […]

Gravity

Year: 2013 Director: Alfonso CuarĂłn Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney Written by Chris Winterbottom Prior to its release, ‘Gravity’ was one of my most anticipated films of its year. Groundbreaking visual effects, novel filmmaking techniques and an intense, claustrophobic story; the film looked like a real treat. The […]

Triple 9

Year: 2016 Director: John Hillcoat Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Clifton Collins Jr, Kate Winslet, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Gal Gadot, Norman Reedus Written by Nick Deal Given that I was one of the few people who wasn’t overly fussed for the release of ‘Deadpool’ (my […]

Son Of Saul

Year: 2016 Director: LászlĂł Nemes Starring: GĂ©za Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont Written by Wan Tyszkiewicz ‘Son Of Saul’ is the first film to get the JumpCut UK World Cinema Club seal of approval. A frontrunner for the Oscar for Foreign Language Feature Film, ‘Son Of […]

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi

Year: 2016 Director: Michael Bay Starring: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale Written by Amber Dainty I have to tell you, I love a good, old-fashioned, violent action film. Guns, explosions, and brutal wounds? Count me in. I’d seen the trailers for ’13 Hours’ and I was intrigued, […]

The Revenant

Year: 2016 Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter Written by Nick Deal In a recent article that I contributed to for HC MovieReviews, we had ‘The Revenant’ placed at number two in a list of our most anticipated films of 2016. […]

Psycho

Year: 1960 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh Written by Sasha Hornby First, let me say this: I am, or at least was, a Hitchcock virgin. As an avid movie watcher, even I have long considered this a travesty. My limited knowledge of Alfred Hitchcock films […]

The Others

Year: 2001 Director: Alejandro Amenábar Starring: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Foinnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann, James Bentley Written by Nick Deal ‘The Others’ is a film I hadn’t really heard about until my partner picked it out at our local DVD store. She recommended it with the highest praise […]

Panic Room

Year: 2002 Director: David Fincher Starring: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart. Forest Whittaker, Jared Leto, Dwight Yoakman Written by Nick Deal After recently revisiting David Fincher’s ‘Se7en’ and reveling in its pure brilliance, I made the decision to investigate some of his other works that I hadn’t already seen. […]