Film Reviews, News & Competitions

 
 


 
WIN PRIZES!
 

 
History
 
 

Frantz

Frantz is the latest film from French director Francois Ozon; a sombre period drama shot in succulent black and white set in the aftermath of World War I. A French soldier, Adrien (Pierre Niney), places flowers on the grave of ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bridge Of Spies

Bridge of Spies is no doubt a good film, but one that feels slightly outdated in the current cinematic landscape. While on the whole entertaining, and contemporary in execution, you do repeatedly feel you’re watching a fi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Selma

David Oyelowo delivers a performance as Dr Martin Luther King so solid and convincing that he, along with a finely tuned supporting cast, transports you back in time to the streets of Selma, 1965. A pivotal time in the American...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fury

You’d be forgiven for supposing director David Ayer (End of Watch) and producer/lead star Brad Pitt’s latest offering, Fury, serves as a scholastic depiction of military strategy during wartime or the exploitation of key histor...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club marks the culmination in the renaissance of Matthew McConaughey.  For too long McConaughey, who had showed award worthy accolades in films such as Lone Star and A Time To Kill, dwelled in the doldrums of by-t...
 
 
 
 
 
 

12 Years A Slave

Already building up a solid head of steam as Award Season rounds the corner 12 Years A Slave may well be an Oscar-bating drama but it is substantially more besides.  Coming off the back of other slave themed films, such as the ...