Reviews

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The second instalment of the Fantastic Beasts franchise hit the screens last week in the form of The Crimes of Grindelwald, and is every childhood Harry Potter fan’s dream – theoretically. Taking place three years after the original film,...

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Buster Scruggs. The name sounds more like what you’d call a puppy rather than the name you’d give to an outlaw, but this is the Coens. This is where Buster Scruggs is actually the fastest shooter in the West and something of a blatherskite,...

The Grinch

The Grinch is the newest animation from Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment. Based on the book by Dr Seuss, it is the second incarnation of the movie, the first of which was the well-known live action featuring Jim Carrey. This time...

Columbus

Making his big screen debut, director and writer Kogonada captures a deeply human story about life and family, carefully framed within the built environment that surrounds it. Columbus, situated in the city of Indiana that shares its name, is as...

Mandy

All someone need know about Mandy, a new film from director Panos Cosmatos, is that Red (Nicolas Cage), a lumberjack, was living very happily with his artist partner Mandy (Andrea Riseborough) in a secluded woodland. When he came home from chopping...

Halloween

Much like the blank-faced masked killer that has stalked its films for four decades now, the Halloween saga is a series that just won’t die. Since the 1978 original, it has gone from a sinister, terrifying force of evil to a meandering, shambling...

Slaughterhouse Rulez

Slaughterhouse Rulez is a British horror-thriller movie, written, directed and produced by Crispian Mills. This is Mills’ second time directing, although he may be better known as the frontman of the band Kalu Shaker. The movie itself has a...

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