HAIL SATAN? A FILM BY PENNY LANE “Wickedly funny, fascinating and niftily made… Jesus would want you to see...
“one of the great music films” – New York Times “a transcendent, spine-tingling, uplifting, utterly joyous experience” – NPR ...
Chastain is incredible in Aaron Sorkin’s impressive debut directorial stint. Jumping into the directorial chair for the first time, Aaron Sorkin has forged his name into cinema history as one of the remarkable writers of this generation. The wordsmith has stamped his mark on the film industry with his... Read more
We all know of the immense directorial talents of Christopher Nolan, having experience his Dark Knight trilogy, Inception, The Prestige and beyond, but he may have forged his greatest film in the form of Dunkirk, a war epic that doesn’t need to rely upon graphic violence and overstated set... Read more
Rian Johnson invigorates the Star Wars saga with an adventurous and surprising entry into the series. There is a specific moment in Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi that invokes feelings of being a child watching Star Wars for the first time and gives us an indicator that... Read more
A dinner that rarely delivers on its main course… It’s always a joy to witness Steve Coogan around a dinner table. After all, in recent times, he’s enthralled us with his impressions and random chatter with Rob Brydon in the brilliant The Trip, but his latest venture is a... Read more
Wonder wears its heart on its sleeve, and anchored by a brilliant performance by Jacob Tremblay, the film is a delight. August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay) seems just like your typical kid. He has similar aspirations to many other children, and is particularly passionate about science and space travel. He... Read more
A fascinating insight into one of football’s greatest legends. Whenever you ask a die-hard Liverpool Football Club fan or indeed a well-versed football fan to name an icon in football management then the name of Bill Shankly has a high probability of popping up. Widely regarded as one of... Read more
Strong trilogies are something that are very hard to come by these days, with the likelihood that by the time you reach the third film in a series the wheels have almost come off in terms of sheer quality of content. While Captain America and The Dark Knight may... Read more
A vibrant yet ultimately messy sci-fi caper. When entering into the realms of sci-fi, and more specifically the space opera, one can’t help but look past the names of Star Wars and Star Trek. Such established properties are the cornerstone of the genre and when a new property is... Read more
Unpredictable and hypnotising, She Rises blossoms into something wholly intriguing. It takes a lot these days for a horror movie to be truly original and intriguing. The horror landscape is very much populated in the majority by cheap imitations of classic properties from the past and a huge sense... Read more
More Christmas cheer than laugh-out-loud frolics When Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg paired up to take on a comedy in 2010’s The Other Guys, few would have predicted that a comedy duo of sorts would have been born. Wahlberg, usually known for his work in action thrillers or drama... Read more
A heroic, yet often messy effort to combine DC’s finest heroes. While Marvel’s well-oiled plans have unfolded to see a methodical phased system of movies, many have fired plentiful criticism at the DC/Warner Bros collaboration in bringing to life the likes of Batman, Superman and others in the past.... Read more
Words by Chris Eastwood Watching the opening and finale of The Villainess make for a hair raising experience, it is the kind of white knuckle, face-meltingly exciting ride you expect at Thorpe Park not in a darkened room with a large Coke. The two sequences play like Jonas Akerland’s... Read more