All posts tagged CUB 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 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 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 […]

It’s sink or swim, and prehistoric shark film, The Meg, swims!

Killer shark films are so common these days that their overall quality has drastically declined. A genre that was popularised by Steven Spielberg with Jaws, a masterpiece, is now one […]

Nordic gallows humour shines in bleak Under the Tree

Under the Tree is the third feature film from Icelandic writer and director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Within it, frigid relationships brood and bubble into acts of aggression and violence with a typical Nordic minimalism and […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp: A light and refreshing entry to the MCU

It’s ironic that the 20th entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is not a grand epic crossover like Infinity War, but instead a sequel to Ant-Man; better remembered for Edgar […]