Film

Exclusive Review of Chloe Zhao’s ‘The Rider’.

A subversive eulogy to the western. The mythos surrounding the cowboy is now one that seems to belong to a bygone era, one of white hats and black hats, saloons, […]

Exclusive Review of Shane Black’s ‘Predator’.

In 1987, Predator was released. Though not acclaimed at the time, it soon gained a strong fanbase and critical re-evaluation. Whilst one might initially dismiss it as a typical 80’s action […]

Exclusive Review of Ian Samuel’s ‘Sierra Burgess is a Big Loser’.

Sierra Burgess is a self-love rom-com romp… Sierra Burgess is a Big Loser sees the eponymous teenager falling in love via text with a jock from another school called James. The catch to […]

Exclusive Review of Aneesh Chaganty’s ‘Searching’.

An internet based thriller that ticks all of the right boxes… The 21st century could very well be named ‘The Age of The Internet’: we use personal devices to browse the web […]

Exclusive review of Jeff Tomsic’s ‘TAG’.

Childhood nostalgia with an all-star cast… Released on the 14th of June, TAG follows a group of highly competitive friends who meet every May to play an aggressive rendition of the […]

The Pixar Theory.

Would you believe me if I told you all the films Pixar have produced are part of the same universe? Well it turns out this idea may not be too […]

The Miseducation of Cameron Post: a coming-of-age for a new generation

Sundance breakthrough The Miseducation of Cameron Post is finally getting its UK release this September. It’s eventual arrival marks the second directorial effort from Queen Mary alumni Desiree Akhavan, and with it  a topical […]

BlacKkKlansman: black cinematic excellence

We have seen almost too many films to count that focus on race relations, civil rights and the Klu Klax Klan (KKK), given how politically charged these subjects are, it […]

Review of Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Valhalla Rising’

“It’s a big tool for an actor to have words, or at least feelings. In this film I had neither.” That’s Mads Mikkelsen on his role of the mysterious “one-eye” […]