Film Reviews, News & Competitions

 
 

 
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Lady Macbeth

Looking bleaker than a Dickensian abode Lady Macbeth, based on the novel Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov, is, unsurprisingly, a fairly harrowing watch. Not from a horror or violence point of view, althoug...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Handmaiden

Whatever happened to the erotic thrillers of the ‘80s and ‘90s? Films like Fatal Attraction, Basic Instinct and The Last Seduction in which sex and betrayal were the most natural of bedfellows. Perhaps in the era of new feminis...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Free Fire

You never quite know what you’re going to get from Free Fire director Ben Wheatley. From the kitchen sink drama of Down Terrace, the hallucinogenic A Field In England, the nightmarish Kill List and the social commentary of High...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Ghost In The Shell

Based on a manga and cult favourite anime Ghost In The Shell should be a slam dunk of a live action adaption. Especially given it stars Hollywood’s biggest grossing actress Scarlett Johansson and is directed by the visual prowe...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Lost City Of Z

“Mankind awaits our discoveries.” And such is the pressure Percy Fawcett places upon himself and his team of explorers as they set out to find The Lost City Of Z. Or Eldorado, or The City Of Gold. But this is no ‘80s cartoon ad...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A Quiet Passion

Terence Davies is a director whose work is systematically outpaced by reputation. Unlike many directors who hit the ground running straight out of film school, Davies left school at the age of sixteen and spent the best part of...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Logan

Hugh Jackman was never meant to be Logan, or his more popular alisa Wolverine for that matter. He was supposed to be played by Dougray Scott. Let that sink in for a moment. Let the horror and dread fill you at 17 years of Dougr...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Lola

Rainer Werner Fassbinder was as prolific a director as he was visionary; making 40 feature films in just fifteen years, before his untimely death, and becoming a pioneering figure in the New German Cinema movement of the 1960s-...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Patriots Day

Given recent terror attacks in London and Manchester Patriots Day’s home release could not have come at a worst time. That is far from being a damning indictment of the film, if anything it is quite the opposite. Because Patrio...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The LEGO Batman Movie

Remember the best thing about The LEGO Movie? No, not Everything Is Awesome (but, yes, that was awesome) but the real scene stealer? Chris Pratt did an able job of carrying the movie it was Will Arnett’s perfect gravel voiced p...