Reviews

Creed II

One might think that after eight instalments about the same tale of redemption and triumph, any franchise would be on the ropes at this point, but after the electrifying revival of the Rocky legacy in 2015’s Creed, the series pounds its way back...

Sorry To Bother You

Boots Riley’s new, soon to be classic, Sorry to Bother You, is an artfully created socio-political commentary on the modern western world. The film is a rare socialist call to collective action from our decidedly non-socialist cousins from across...

Robin Hood

Robin Hood is a folk tale older than the hills, which seems to be making a cinematic revival in a big way. With 43 TV shows and movies in the works at current, Otto Bathurst’s prequel falls short. Interestingly, it’s produced by Leonardo...

Widows

For Widows, Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave ; Shame ) has teamed up with writer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl ) to make a genre film that is so much more than just that, with a stellar cast that delivers excellence from start to...

Suspiria

Fans of Call Me By Your Name beware — Luca Guadagnino’s follow up to last year’s adored tale of tender romance swaps the heat of rural Italy for Cold War Berlin, and young lovers for ancient witches. There are no peaches in Suspiria, but...

Wildlife

Paul Dano’s directorial debut Wildlife is undeniably a career-making moment, but not for Dano. Rather, in a film which could be described as pretty but empty, Carey Mulligan shines. Breaking out of previously girlish roles, her emotional depth...

They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old is a film that resurrects the voices of those who we have lost. In an interview before the preview of the film in London, Peter Jackson said that he wanted the men to speak for themselves, thus he left the narration of the...

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