19th Oct2018

‘Three Identical Strangers’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Silvi Alzetta-Reali, Eddy Galland, Ron Guttman, Natasha Josefowitz, David Kellman, Evan LeRose, Adrian Lichter, Andrew Lovesey, Scotty Murray, Robert Shafran, David Straus, Rachel VanDuzer | Directed by Tim Wardle Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story […]

18th Oct2018

LFF 2018: ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Kate Berlant, Michael X. Sommers, Danny Glover, Steven Yeun, Armie Hammer, Robert Longstreet | Written and Directed by Boots Riley With Cassius Green’s (Lakeith Stanfield) newly discovered talent, it’s not long before he rises through the ranks of his company, moving closer to the […]

16th Oct2018

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pullman, Nick Offerman, Xavier Dolan, Shea Whigham, Mark O’Brien, Charles Halford, Jim O’Heir, Alvina August | Written and Directed by Drew Goddard Drew Goddard finally returns to the director’s chair, after his highly inventive and successful directorial debut with the horror/comedy […]

15th Oct2018

‘First Man’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Pablo Schreiber, Christopher Abbott, Ethan Embry, Ciarán Hinds, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Shea Whigham, Patrick Fugit, Lukas Haas | Written by Josh Singer | Directed by Damien Chazelle Damien Chazelle is hot off the heels with his fourth feature after two highly critically acclaimed entries into his vastly growing filmography: […]

10th Oct2018

‘A Star is Born’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Anthony Ramos, Dave Chappelle | Written by Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters | Directed by Bradley Cooper Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born is the fourth iteration of the beloved source material of the classic rags to riches story. At one stage reportedly through the last decade […]

09th Oct2018

‘Destination Wedding’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Dj Dallenbach, Ted Dubost, Greg Lucey, D. Rosh Wright, Donna Lynn Jones, Curt Dubost, Michael Mogull | Written and Directed by Victor Levin Destination Wedding reunites Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder, as the socially awkward Frank and Lindsay. When they meet on their way to a destination wedding, they soon discover […]

08th Oct2018

‘Smallfoot’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Features the voices of: Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya, Common, LeBron James, Danny DeVito, Gina Rodriguez, Yara Shahidi, Ely Henry, Jimmy Tatro, Patricia Heaton, Justin Roiland, Jack Quaid, Sarah Baker, Kelly Holden Bashar | Written by Karey Kirkpatrick, Clare Sera | Directed by Karey Kirkpatrick, Jason Reisig In Smallfoot Migo (Channing Tatum), a big-hearted Yeti, […]

05th Oct2018

LFF 2018: ‘Assassination Nation’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse, Abra, Colman Domingo, Bill Skarsgård, Joel McHale, Anika Noni Rose, Bella Thorne, Maude Apatow, Cody Christian, Danny Ramirez | Written and Directed by Sam Levinson High school senior Lily and her crew of besties live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies, and chats – just like the […]

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04th Oct2018

‘Hell Fest’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, Amy Forsyth, Tony Todd, Courtney Dietz, Michael Tourek, Christian James, Matt Mercurio, Roby Attal, Elle Graham, Alicia Rosato, Brooke Jaye Taylor, Mason Pike | Written by Seth M. Sherwood, Blair Butler, William Penick, Christopher Sey, Akela Cooper | Directed by Gregory Plotkin Hell Fest is the latest simplistic conventional horror […]

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02nd Oct2018

LFF 2018: ‘Mandy’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Ned Dennehy, Olwen Fouéré, Richard Brake, Bill Duke, Line Pillet, Clément Baronnet, Hayley Saywell | Written by Panos Cosmatos, Aaron Stewart-Ahn | Directed by Panos Cosmatos Taking place in 1983, Red Miller is a lumberjack who lives in a secluded cabin in the woods. His artist girlfriend Mandy […]

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01st Oct2018

‘Slice’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Zazie Beetz, Joe Keery, Hannibal Buress, Katherine Cunningham, Chris Parnell, Y’lan Noel, Paul Scheer, Rae Gray, Austin Vesely, Chance the Rapper, Rebecca Spence, Will Brill, Kelli Simpkins, Lakin Valdez, Gary Houston | Written and Directed by Austin Vesely Slice posits itself as A24′s 80′s horror throwback in the same vein as John Carpenters eerie […]

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28th Sep2018

‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ Blu-ray Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Colin Woodell, Betty Gabriel, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Andrew Lees, Chelsea Alden, Stephanie Nogueras, Alexa Mansour, Savira Windyani, Ashton Smiley, Douglas Tait, Connor Del Rio | Written and Directed by Stephen Susco When a 20-something finds a cache of hidden files on his new laptop, he and his friends are unwittingly thrust into the depths of […]

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28th Sep2018

‘Farenheit 11/9′ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Written and Directed by Michael Moore Put aside Hereditary, Raw, A Quiet Place or even Mandy for that matter, as your best horror films of the year, because unquestionably Michael Moore’s politically charged documentary Farenheit 11/9 will take the crown from any and all – examining the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald […]

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28th Sep2018

‘Gotti’ DVD Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: John Travolta, Spencer Rocco Lofranco, Kelly Preston, Pruitt Taylor Vince, William DeMeo, Leo Rossi, Chris Kerson, Stacy Keach, Ashley Drew Fisher, Chris Mulkey | Written by Leo Rossi, Lem Dobbs | Directed by Kevin Connolly John Travolta’s ten-year passion project, titled Gotti, has had a troubled road to production, numerous setbacks from many issues […]

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27th Sep2018

‘First Reformed’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Cedric the Entertainer, Victoria Hill, Philip Ettinger, Michael Gaston, Bill Hoag, Kristin Villanueva | Written and Directed by Paul Schrader Infamous writer and director Paul Schrader returns to cinema screens after a desolate and toxic decade fighting against studio interference and the ideals of an auteur’s final cut. Spending a […]

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22nd Sep2018

‘A SImple Favor’ Review – Second Opinion

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding, Joshua Satine, Ian Ho, Rupert Friend | Written by Jessica Sharzer | Directed by Paul Feig Paul Feig’s A Simple Favor is understandably an interesting direction for the director to take after a string of highly successful and critically acclaimed comedies. Deviating from the more traditional Feig style […]

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19th Sep2018

‘White Boy Rick’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Rory Cochrane, RJ Cyler, Jonathan Majors, Eddie Marsan, Taylour Paige, Bruce Dern, Piper Laurie, Raekwon Haynes, Ishmael Ali, James Howard, Kyanna Simone Simpson | Written by Andy Weiss, Logan Miller, Noah Miller | Directed by Yann Demange White Boy Rick is the […]

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19th Sep2018

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Awkwafina, Harry Shum Jr., Ken Jeong, Sonoya Mizuno, Chris Pang, Jimmy O. Yang, Ronny Chieng, Remy Hii, Nico Santos, Jing Lusi | Written by Peter Chiarelli, Adele Lim | Directed by Jon M. Chu Crazy Rich Asians follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese […]

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13th Sep2018

‘Alpha’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Morgan Freeman, Natassia Malthe, Leonor Varela, Mercedes de la Zerda, Jens Hultén, Priya Rajaratnam, Spencer Bogaert, Marcin Kowalczyk | Written by Albert Hughes, Daniele Sebastian Wiedenhaupt | Directed by Albert Hughes An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, Alpha tells a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines […]

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12th Sep2018

‘American Animals’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Evan Peters, Blake Jenner, Barry Keoghan, Jared Abrahamson, Ann Dowd, Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk, Chas Allen, Betty Jean Gooch | Written and Directed by Bart Layton A few months ago in the midst of the turmoil that is Film Twitter, a question was asked: “What is the quintessential American film?” Inevitably the […]

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11th Sep2018

Frightfest 2018: ‘Upgrade’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Richard Anastasios, Melanie Vallejo, Richard Cawthorne, Harrison Gilbertson | Written and Directed by Leigh Whannell Writer/director, and regular James Wan collaborator, Leigh Whannell puts the reigns of horror on hold and surprisingly turns his attention to the action genre with the effective, intellectual and engaging Upgrade. This fast-paced, inventive, sci-fi thrill-ride, swirling […]

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08th Sep2018

‘The Nun’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons, Ingrid Bisu, Charlotte Hope, Sandra Teles, August Maturo, Jack Falk, Lynnette Gaza, Ani Sava, Michael Smiley | Written by Gary Dauberman | Directed by Corin Hardy Corin Hardy’s The Nun is the latest chapter in the ever-expanding and highly successful horror universe in that of ‘The […]

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