All posts tagged cinematography

Hereditary: another horror hit from A24

A24 has had a lot of success releasing smart, interesting genre films that differ from the usual offerings of other, bigger studios. They have done particularly well in the horror/thriller […]

A Wrinkle in Time Review – Ava DuVernay’s Cluttered Big-Budget Adventure is a Rupture to the Good-Time Continuum

A lot of anticipation had arisen around the announcement of A Wrinkle in Time. The first major film with a budget of over $100 million directed by a woman of […]

You Were Never Really Here Review – Lynne Ramsay’s Heady Psychological Thriller is a Heavy Hammer Blow to the Senses That Doesn’t Quite Strike at the Heart

Writer/director Lynne Ramsay is an underrated British talent to say the least. A devotedly challenging filmmaker, Ramsay has wowed with the dark drama of films such as We Need to […]

Annihilation Review – Alex Garland’s Latest Science Fiction Masterpiece Will Melt your Brain, Marvel your Eyes and Master your Attention

Writer/director Alex Garland has risen through the ranks of contemporary filmmakers quite quickly, and for good reason. With Dredd, Garland could have been the new Paul Verhoeven. With his official […]

Wonder Wheel Review – This 50’s Set Melodrama Finds Writer/Director Woody Allen Going Around in Circles

It’s hard to name a memorable Woody Allen release in recent years. Blue Jasmine was saved by a strong central performance; Café Society had a sprightly youthfulness to it that […]

I, Tonya Review – Margot Robbie Skates Rings Round the Competition, in Craig Gillespie’s Convincing Tonya Harding Biopic

The infamous Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan case has been a staple of pop culture and controversy ever since it happened. The story of Nancy Kerrigan’s kneecap being bashed by a crook […]

Alien: Covenant Review – Ridley Scott’s Creative Genius Bursts Through the Chest of this Wholly Unique Sci-Fi Headtrip

If there is one thing that any film fan can agree on, it is that Sir Ridley Scott is the science fiction master of contemporary American filmmaking. With his masterworks […]

The Handmaiden Review – Park Chan-wook’s Erotic Thriller is Scintillating, Subversive and Superlative

If there is one thing for certain with contemporary cinema, it’s that international cinema goes disappointingly unrecognised in the wider community. Diving into any one of these more obscure films, […]

Ghost in the Shell Review – Deep Diving into Visual Splendour, Without So Much of the Depth

In terms of cinematic trends, one that breaks through consistently is that of the cyberpunk sci-fi aesthetic. From Blade Runner to The Fifth Element and even Tron: Legacy, it seems that audiences have somewhat of […]