All posts by Guy Pullen

Exclusive Review: Boots Riley’s ‘Sorry to Bother You’

When I saw that Wisconsin musician/indie-label owner Rory Ferreira (milo, Scallops Hotel e.t.c) had brought an entire cinema screening of Sorry to Bother You as part of his grassroots label […]

Exclusive Review of Suspiria (2018) – leaves you gasping not sighing!

In 1977, Dario Argento released Suspiria, which became a classic and influential entry in the Italian Giallo horror genre. A remake has been in the works for a decade, only […]

Exclusive Review: Make Us Dream – the Steven Gerrard documentary certainly delivers.

“Liverpool captains always deliver.” Close your eyes and imagine a distant roaring of voices, the sound of thousands of people chanting and applauding. Then the curtain lifts and two things […]

Exclusive Review of Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’.

Steve McQueen’s career has been a great example of quality over quantity. In 10 years, he has made only three films, but they are all expertly crafted with an eye […]

Exclusive Review: The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, a fantasy film directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston, is a magnificent film with an alluring elegance, implicitly connecting the viewer with the ballet and […]

Exclusive Review: Mandy – Exploitation with flawless execution

1970’s/80’s exploitation cinema has been making a comeback for many years now, ever since Grindhouse, we have had countless films attempting to recreate that style. Mandy is the latest attempt […]

Exclusive Review: Crispian Mills ‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’ – No, no it doesn’t

“What better place to learn bullying than at an English Public School.” Slaughterhouse Rulez tells the story of Don Wallace whose mother ships him off to an English Public School […]

Exclusive Review: Halloween provides both tricks and treats

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of John Carpenter’s seminal horror film: Halloween (1978). The original Halloween film was so important in either inventing or cementing many of the slasher tropes […]

Exclusive Review: A Star is Born leaves you dazzled…

Honestly, I have never been so floored by the end of a film as I was by A Star is Born. This film is not just about an alcoholic, famous country […]