13th Dec2018

‘Aquaman’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Temuera Morrison, Ludi Lin, Michael Beach, Randall Park, Graham McTavish | Written by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, Will Beall | Directed by James Wan Directed by James Wan (Furious 7), Aquaman is the latest DC superhero to get the solo […]

13th Dec2018

‘Trauma’ DVD Review

by Faye Ellis

Stars: Catalina Martin, Macarena Carrere, Ximena del Solar, Dominga Bofill, Daniel Antivilo, Eduardo Paxeco, Felipe Ríos, Claudio Riveros, Florencia Heredia | Written and Directed by Lucio A. Rojas I was lucky enough to watch a debut screening of Trauma at the inaugural Soho Horror Film festival, where the crowd were already hyped for this harrowing, […]

13th Dec2018

‘The Magnificent Ambersons’ Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Joseph Cotten, Tim Holt, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Agnes Moorehead, Orson Welles | Written by Orson Welles, Booth Tarkington (novel) | Directed by Orson Welles AKA the film that Orson Welles made after Citizen Kane, and which has become synonymous with studio interference. Perhaps an hour of footage was slashed and burned, hence the […]

13th Dec2018

‘The Equalizer 2′ Blu-ray Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Melissa Leo, Orson Bean, Bill Pullman, Jonathan Scarfe, Kazy Tauginas, Garrett Golden, Sakina Jaffrey, Tamara Hickey, Karen Strong | Written by Richard Wenk | Directed by Antoine Fuqua Denzel Washington returns as ultra-violent vigilante Robert McCall in this slick sequel that marks the actor’s fourth collaboration with director […]

13th Dec2018

‘Green Book’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. Marinov, Mike Hatton, P.J. Byrne, Joe Cortese, Maggie Nixon, Von Lewis, Jon Sortland, Don Stark, Anthony Mangano, Paul Sloan, Quinn Duffy | Written by Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie | Directed by Peter Farrelly Peter Farrelly’s Green Book is an uplifting and compelling […]

12th Dec2018

‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’ Review (Netflix)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Rohan Chand, Matthew Rhys, Freida Pinto, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris, Andy Serkis, Peter Mullan, Jack Reynor, Eddie Marsan, Tom Hollander | Written by Callie Kloves | Directed by Andy Serkis Andy Serkis sophomore effort, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, arrives two years after Jon Favreau’s monumental critically and financially successful […]

12th Dec2018

‘Scorpion King: Book of Souls’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Zach McGowan, Nathan Jones, Peter Mensah, Pearl Thusi, Mayling Ng, Inge Beckmann, Katy Louise Saunders, Howard Charles, Rizelle Januk | Written by David Alton Hedges, Frank DeJohn | Directed by Don Michael Paul A spin-off from 2001′s Mummy sequel, the Scorpion King series – begun in 2002 – has official now out-lived and outlasted […]

12th Dec2018

‘Captured’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Lizze Gordon, Gabrielle Romanello, Megan Medellin, Charlie Ian, Cody Bruno, Evan Sloan, Cody Renee Cameron, Sam Cain, Lola Kelly | Written by Lizze Gordon | Directed by Joe Homokay “Smells like exploitation” What happens when camp B-Movie shtick meets obviously incorrect Millennial generation doings? The premise of #Captured is simple – hilariously voiced zealot […]

12th Dec2018

‘At Eternity’s Gate’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Niels Arestrup, Anne Consigny, Amira Casar, Vincent Perez, Lolita Chammah | Written by Jean-Claude Carrière, Louise Kugelberg | Directed by Julian Schnabel Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world […]

11th Dec2018

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Features the voices of: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree Henry, Lily Tomlin, Luna Lauren Velez, Zoë Kravitz, John Mulaney, Kimiko Glenn, Nicolas Cage, Kathryn Hahn, Liev Schreiber, Chris Pine | Written by Phil Lord | Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman Sony’s semi-reinvention of their staple franchise superhero […]

11th Dec2018

‘Night School’ VOD Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Keith David, Anne Winters, Taran Killam, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Romany Malco, Ben Schwartz, Rob Riggle | Written by Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Joey Wells, Matthew Kellard, Nicholas Stoller, John Hamburg | Directed by Malcolm D. Lee Tiffany Haddish and her Girls Trip director Malcolm D. Lee reteam in the […]

10th Dec2018

‘Bumblebee’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Justin Theroux, Dylan O’Brien, Angela Bassett, Pamela Adlon, John Cena, Megyn Price, Kenneth Choi, Peter Cullen, Marcella Bragio, Gracie Dzienny, John Ortiz, Len Cariou | Written by Christina Hodson | Directed by Travis Knight On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. […]

10th Dec2018

‘Strange Nature’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lisa Sheridan, Stephen Tobolowsky, Carlos Alazraqui, John Hennigan, Tiffany Shepis, David Mattey, Bruce Bohne, Jonah Beres, Chalet Lizette Brannan, Lilli Passero, Bryan Daniel Porter, Faust Checho | Written and Directed by James Ojala Ecological horror is a genre that is not often tapped for terror these days, though it was – at one time […]

10th Dec2018

‘Robin Hood (2018)’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn, Eve Hewson, Jamie Dornan, Tim Minchin, Paul Anderson, F. Murray Abraham, Ian Peck, Cornelius Booth, Kane Headley-Cummings | Written by Ben Chandler, David James Kelly | Directed by Otto Bathurst To state that Otto Bathursts’ reimagining of Robin Hood is a colossal failure would be to understate such […]

07th Dec2018

‘All The Creatures Were Stirring’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Constance Wu, Jonathan Kite, Jocelin Donahue, Ashley Clements, Mark Kelly, Graham Skipper, Matt Long, Amanda Fuller, Catherine Parker, Morgan Peter Brown, Michelle DeFraites, Stephanie Drake, Peter Cilella, Makeda Declet, Megan Duffy | Written and Directed by David Ian McKendry, Rebekah McKendry As far as I know All The Creatures Were Stirring is the second […]

07th Dec2018

‘An Hour To Kill’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mel Novak, Frankie Pozos, Aaron Guerrero, Amanda Rau, Jola Cora, Stephanie Strehlow, Alexya Garcia, Veronica Ricci, Jeff Rector, Paul Anderson, Anthony Richard Pagliaro, Brendan Mitchell, Gabriel Mercado, Luna Meow, Brian Reagan, Arash Dibazar | Written by Aaron K. Carter, Ronnie Jimenez | Directed by Aaron K. Carter A four-part anthology (a wraparound and three […]

07th Dec2018

‘The Favourite’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Faye Daveney, Emma Delves, Jennifer White, LillyRose Stevens, James Smith, Mark Gatiss | Written by Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara | Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) […]

07th Dec2018

‘Out of the Shadows’ Review

by Chris Ellis

Stars: Blake Northfield, Kendal Rae, Lisa Chappell,  Helmut Bakaitis, Jake Ryan, Goran D. Kleut, Anna Demidova, Jim Robison, Miyuki Lotz, Madison Haley, Fiona Press | Written by Dee McLachlan, Rena Owen | Directed by Dee McLachlan Joining the long list of haunted house flicks is Australian offering Out of the Shadows from Dee McLachlan. The director’s last feature […]

07th Dec2018

‘Columbus’ Blu-ray Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, Michelle Forbes, Rory Culkin, Erin Allegretti, Shani Salyers Stiles, Reen Vogel, Rosalyn R. Ross, Lindsey Shope, Caitlin Ewald, Jim Dougherty, Joseph Anthony Foronda, Alphaeus Green Jr., Wynn Reichert, Jem Cohen | Written and Directed by Kogonada Casey lives with her mother, a recovering addict, in a little-known Midwestern town […]

06th Dec2018

‘Bloody Ballet’ Review

by Faye Ellis

Stars: Kendra Carelli, Debbie Rochon, Rob Springer, Caroline Williams, Katie Carpenter, Brett Wagner, Jae Hitch, Susanne Marie Danger, Tom Gore, Patrick G. Keenan, Jess Barbour | Written by Brett Mullen, Matt Cloude | Directed by Brett Mullen I know what you’re thinking. Bloody Ballet. In the same year as the Suspiria remake. Some serious homage going on, right? […]

06th Dec2018

‘Boy Erased’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Nicole Kidman, Lucas Hedges, Russell Crowe, Madelyn Cline, Victor McCay, David Joseph Craig, Troye Sivan, Emily Hinkler, Devin Michael, Matt Burke, Lindsey Moser, Jesse LaTourette, Britton Sear, David Ditmore, William Ngo | Written and Directed by Joel Edgerton Jared Eamons, the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, must overcome the fallout after being outed as […]

06th Dec2018

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Blu-ray Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Michelle Monaghan, Wes Bentley | Written and Directed by Christopher McQuarrie [NOTE: With Mission: Impossible - Fallout now on DVD and Blu-ray, here's a reposting of our review from the films cinematic release] The Mission: Impossible franchise returns after […]

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