18th Feb2021

‘The Stand 1×06: The Vigil’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell For fans of The Stand there are certain characters and events that stand out. In episode 6 we finally get to see not only one of the favourite characters from the book finally make his appearance, but […]

15th Feb2021

‘The Stand 1×05: Fear & Loathing in New Vegas’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell One of the strongest things about The Stand has always been about the characters. Now we are in the second half of this new adaption of the book it is fair to say that the characters are […]

14th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×04: The House of the Dead’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Now that we are reaching the mid-point of The Stand with it’s fourth episode, the focus should be moving onto how people fight against the Flagg. This is exactly what we get, but the problems with the […]

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11th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×03: Blank Pages’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Now onto the third episode of The Stand, it is obvious that things have to start happening. With so many characters still to be discovered though, it’s almost expected we’ll be seeing plenty of flashbacks. Now that […]

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05th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×02: Pocket Saviour’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell It is fair to say that the new version of The Stand still has the shadow of the original mini-series to escape from. This week we get introduced to some of the other characters fans will have […]

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18th Dec2020

‘The Stand 1×01’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Being a big fan of the Mick Garris mini-series I couldn’t help but go into this new version of The Stand ready to compare it with the 1994 version. Times have changed though and so has The […]

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16th Oct2019

‘The Hummingbird Project’ VOD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jessie Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando, Johan Heldenbergh, Ayisha Issa, Mark Slacke, Sarah Goldberg, Frank Schorpion, Kwasi Songui, Conrad Pla, Julian Bailey, Jessica Greco | Written and Directed by Kim Nguyen Written and directed by Kim Nguyen (City of Shadows, Truffle), The Hummingbird Project, which stars Jesse Eisenberg (Zombieland), Alexander Skarsgård (True […]

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30th Sep2019

Competition: Win a digital download of ‘The Hummingbird Project’

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the 4th October digital release of The Hummingbird Project, we have a copy of the film – redeemable via iTunes – up for grabs courtesy of Vertigo Releasing! The Wolf of Wall Street meets The Social Network as A-listers Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård and Salma Hayek star in a tense tech thriller from […]

10th Sep2019

‘Long Shot’ Blu-ray Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, June Diane Raphael, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Ravi Patel, Bob Odenkirk, Andy Serkis, Randall Park, Tristan D. Lalla, Alexander Skarsgard | Written by Dan Sterling, Liz Hannah | Directed by Jonathan Levine Long Shot is directed by Jonathan Levine and re-teams him with star Seth Rogen in what is their third […]

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06th May2019

‘Long Shot’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, June Diane Raphael, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Ravi Patel, Bob Odenkirk, Andy Serkis, Randall Park, Tristan D. Lalla, Alexander Skarsgard | Written by Dan Sterling, Liz Hannah | Directed by Jonathan Levine Long Shot is directed by Jonathan Levine and re-teams him with star Seth Rogen in what is their third […]

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05th Apr2019

‘The Hummingbird Project’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Jessie Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård, Salma Hayek, Michael Mando, Johan Heldenbergh, Ayisha Issa, Mark Slacke, Sarah Goldberg, Frank Schorpion, Kwasi Songui, Conrad Pla, Julian Bailey, Jessica Greco | Written and Directed by Kim Nguyen In this modern epic, Kim Nguyen exposes the ruthless edge of our increasingly digital world. Cousins from New York, Vincent (Eisenberg) […]

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24th Oct2018

‘Hold the Dark’ Review (Netflix)

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, James Badge Dale, Beckam Crawford, Riley Keough, Michael Tayles, Julian Black Antelope, Conor Boru | Written by Macon Blair | Directed by Jeremy Saulnier In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery. […]

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02nd Feb2017

Review Round-Up: ‘Let’s Be Evil’ & ‘War on Everyone’

by Phil Wheat

LET’S BE EVIL Stars: Elizabeth Morris, Kara Tointon, Elliot James Langridge, Isabelle Allen, Jamie Bernadette, Brooke Johnston, Martin Owen, Helene Wilson, Paul Casar, Jonathan Willis, Billie Wilson, Aimee Wright | Written by Elizabeth Morris, Martin Owen, Jonathan Willis | Directed by Martin Owen Desperately in need of money to care for a sick parent, Jenny […]

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06th Jan2017

First look at Duncan Jones’ new Netflix film ‘Mute’

by Phil Wheat

Here’s your first look at the highly-anticipated futuristic film Mute, from visionary filmmaker Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and featuring Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux and newcomer Seyneb Saleh. Set in the near-future, Leo (Alexander Skarsgård) is a bartender living in the pulsing city of Berlin. Because of a childhood accident, Leo lost the […]

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04th Nov2016

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson, Christoph Waltz, Sidney Ralitsoele, Osy Ikhile, Mens-Sana Tamakloe, Antony Acheampong, Edward Apeagyei, Ashley Byam, Casper Crump | Written by Adam Cozad, Craig Brewer | Directed by David Yates There have been so many Tarzan movies made that it feels like it would be hard to get the story […]

05th Jan2016

‘The Diary Of A Teenage Girl’ VOD Review

by Stuart Wright

Stars: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgard, Kristen Wiig, Abby Wait, Miranda Bailey, Carson D. Mell, John Parsons, Madeleine Waters, Austin Lyon, Quinn Nagle | Written and Directed by Marielle Heller Adapted from American comic artist/novelist Phoebe Gloeckner’s edgy ‘graphic’ graphic novel of the same name, The Diary Of A Teenage Girl is a dark, often comedic, […]

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20th Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘What Maisie Knew’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Onata Aprile, Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, Joanna Vanderham , Alexander Skarsgard | Written by Nancy Doyne, Carroll Cartwright | Directed by Scott McGehee, David Siegel Review by Andrew MacArthur of The Peoples Movies Taking a classic piece of late-nineteenth century literature and adapting it in a contemporary fashion is a risky move that few filmmakers […]

20th Jun2013

EIFF 2013: ‘The East’ Review

by Guest

Stars: Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard , Patricia Clarkson, Toby Kebbell, Shiloh Fernandez, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell, Jason Ritter, Julia Ormond, Jamey Sheridan | Written by Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling | Directed by Zal Batmanglij Review by Andrew MacArthur of The Peoples Movies You would think a film like The East that details the work of anarchic environmental […]

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