04th Jun2024

‘The Acolyte: Episodes 1 & 2’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Charlie Barnett, Jodie Turner-Smith, Carrie-Anne Moss | Created by Leslye Headland Total number of episodes: 8 Episodes watched for review: 2 Created by Leslye Headland (the TV talent behind Russian Doll), The Acolyte is an eight part Star Wars TV series that marks a significant break […]

03rd Feb2023

Sundance 2023: ‘My Animal’ Review

by Jasmine Valentine

Stars: Bobbi Salvör Menuez, Amandla Stenberg, Stephen McHattie | Written by Jae Matthews | Directed by Jacqueline Castel With her homelife hampered by an alcoholic mother and a hockey team who keeps her on the sidelines, Heather has a lot to grapple with — including the fact that she’s actually a werewolf. When she meets […]

17th Jun2022

Sundance London 2022: ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Pete Davidson, Rachel Sennott, Myha’la Herrold, Chase Sui Wonders, Lee Pace | Written by Sarah DeLappe, Kristen Roupenian | Directed by Halina Reijn A murder mystery game turns deadly in this terrific Agatha Christie-style Gen Z slasher farce from actress-turned-director Halina Reijn. Darkly funny, superbly acted and razor-sharp, it’s one […]

09th Nov2018

‘The Hate U Give’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie, Issa Rae, Common, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, K.J. Apa, Dominique Fishback, Lamar Johnson, TJ Wright, Megan Lawless, Rhonda Johnson Dents, Tony Vaughn | Written by Audrey Wells | Directed by George Tillman Jr. Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood […]

28th Mar2018

First trailer & poster for ‘The Darkest Minds’

by Phil Wheat

Twentieth Century Fox have released the first trailer for The Darkest Minds, which stars Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie, Harris Dickinson, Skylan Brooks, Miya Cech and Patrick Gibson. Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, The Darkest Minds is adapted from Alexandra Bracken’s bestselling series of novels. When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared […]