27th Mar2024

‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Jack Black, Awkwafina, Viola Davis, Bryan Cranston, James Hong, Ian McShane, Ke Huy Quan, Ronny Chieng, Lori Tan Chinn, Dustin Hoffman | Written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Darren Lemke | Directed by Mike Mitchell, Stephanie Ma Stine Cuddly Kung Fu master Po the Panda returns to the big screen for a fourth instalment […]

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23rd Feb2024

‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’ Blu-ray Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Viola Davis, Peter Dinklage, Jason Schwartzman, Fionnula Flanagan, Hunter Schafer, Ashley Liao, Joshua Kantara, Amélie Hoeferle, Hunter Schafer | Written by Michael Lesslie, Michael Arndt | Directed by Francis Lawrence It’s been eight years since we last visited the world of Panem. Now the world spans to five films and […]

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20th Nov2023

‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Tom Blyth, Rachel Zegler, Viola Davis, Peter Dinklage, Jason Schwartzman, Fionnula Flanagan, Hunter Schafer, Ashley Liao, Joshua Kantara, Amélie Hoeferle, Hunter Schafer | Written by Michael Lesslie, Michael Arndt | Directed by Francis Lawrence It’s been eight years since we last visited the world of Panem. Now the world spans to five films and […]

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07th Apr2023

‘Air’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Chris Tucker, Viola Davis, Jason Bateman, Chris Messina, Julius Tennon, Matthew Maher, Jay Mohr, Marlon Wayans | Written by Alex Convery | Directed by Ben Affleck The past decade or so has been littered with true story films, that show business and brands coming to be. Most famously, we’ve had […]

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23rd Aug2021

Video Review: ‘The Suicide Squad’ – Career Suicide or Not?

by Kevin Haldon

Here’s Kev with a video review of The Suicide Squad which is in UK cinemas now. You can also check out our written review right here. Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X as they are dropped off at the […]

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02nd Aug2021

‘The Suicide Squad’ Review

by Alex Ginnelly

Stars: Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, John Cena, Idris Elba, Michael Rooker, John Ostrander, Nathan Fillion, Sylvester Stallone, David Dastmalchian, Jai Courtney, Flula Borg, Mayling Ng, Pete Davidson, Sean Gunn, Daniela Melchior | Written and Directed by James Gunn After the first attempt to bring The Suicide Squad failed 5 years ago, the film […]

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30th Nov2018

‘Widows’ Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Liam Neeson, Jon Bernthal, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Coburn Goss, Alejandro Verdin, Bailey Rhyse Walters, Carrie Coon, Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell, Molly Kunz | Written by Steve McQueen, Gillian Flynn | Directed by Steve McQueen Steve McQueen is four for four in terms of cinematic masterpieces after Hunger, Shame, 12 […]

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27th Feb2017

2017 Athena Film Festival – Report

by Catherina Gioino

The 2017 Athena Film Festival premiered from February 9th to 12th at Barnard College in New York. The festival, founded on the idea on seeing more female protagonists in films, celebrated its seventh year by showcasing a town hall meeting with multiple female activists. Along with the highly awaited event, the festival also premiered several […]

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21st Feb2017

‘Fences’ Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Mykelti Williamson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Stephen Henderson | Written by August Wilson | Directed by Denzel Washington Based on the stage play by the late August Wilson, Fences is the third directorial effort from Denzel Washington. The period is the mid-1950s, and we zoom from Pittsburgh, to the street, to […]

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19th Jun2015

‘Blackhat’ Blu-ray Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Wei Tang, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany | Written by Morgan Davis Foehl | Directed by Michael Mann About an hour into my viewing of Blackhat I was struggling to remain conscious from boredom. About an hour later I was glued to my seat, my eyes and ears on full alert for whatever the film was going to throw […]

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14th Feb2015

‘Blackhat’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Wei Tang, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany | Written by Morgan Davis Foehl | Directed by Michael Mann About an hour into my viewing of Blackhat I was struggling to remain conscious from boredom. About an hour later I was glued to my seat, my eyes and ears on full alert for whatever the film was going to throw […]

29th Oct2013

‘Ender’s Game’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Aramis Knight, Suraj Partha, Moises Arias | Written and Directed by Gavin Hood Already saddled with the “Star Wars meets Harry Potter” moniker which may get initial bums on seats but will surely risk alienating those who did encounter it, Ender’s Game […]

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