All posts tagged cubfilm

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 […]

Q&A with Michael Lehmann – director of Heathers (1988) and American Horror Story (2011-2013)

Michael Lehmann’s most celebrated film, teenage black comedy Heathers turns 30 this year. With it comes a re-release and a short run back in UK cinemas. To only know Lehmann by Heathers would be […]

A Quiet Place Review – Silence is Golden in John Krasinski’s Terrifying Cat-and-Mouse Thriller of Breathless Whispers

Star of the U.S. remake of Ricky Gervais’ The Office and rom-coms ranging from It’s Complicated to License to Wed, you wouldn’t look to John Krasinski to direct a nail-biting, […]

Love, Simon Review – Greg Berlanti’s Gay Revision of the Rom-Com is Both Heartfelt and Heartbreaking

Two film genres that have enjoyed a recent resurgence in popularity are the teen coming-of-age and LGBT genres. You only need to look at the 2018 Oscars, which had Call […]

Red Sparrow Review – Jennifer Lawrence’s Latest Film is a Covert Exercise in Style over Substance

Francis Lawrence has spent all his career doing book adaptations. And whilst that seems pigeonholed, the genres of the films have been surprisingly diverse. He’s made action-fantasy, post-apocalyptic sci-fi, romance, […]

The Oscars, Bathed in Moonlight – Is the Academy Heading in the Right, Representative Direction?

The Oscars are perhaps the most celebrated film awards ceremony. They are supposed to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements, judged by the Academy’s voting membership. However, they are historically problematic […]

Game Night Review – Original and Inventive, Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams’ Thrilling Comedy is no Trivial Pursuit

It’s uncommon that a comedy ticks all the boxes that we’d like these days. Baywatch was a headache-inducing beach burn. Fist Fight was a punch in the face, rather than a […]

All the Money in the World Review – Sir Ridley Scott’s Re-Casting Gamble Has Paid Off in a Film That Will Hold Your Riveted Attention to Ransom

If one story has shaken the cinematic circuit up, it’s undoubtedly Ridley Scott’s creative decision to re-cast shamed actor Kevin Spacey, following sexual harassment claims, with the acclaimed Christopher Plummer, […]

Molly’s Game Review – Aaron Sorkin Deals a Deft Hand of Screenwriting Aces with His Imperfect yet Ambitious Poker Drama

In terms of contemporary American screenwriters, other than Tarantino, none go more recognised and revered than Aaron Sorkin. Having penned the screenplays for A Few Good Men, The Social Network […]