All posts tagged Film

Exclusive Review: Pawel Pawlowski’s ‘Cold War’.

An enthralling and beautifully bleak love story. From the very first scenes all the way to the haunting and unforgettable ending, Pawel Pawlowski’s new feature length kept me transfixed and […]

Film, Music, and Photography: Revisiting Control (2007)

“It’s all happening boys.” Most people’s familiarity with post-punk band Joy Division comes from the album cover for Unknown Pleasures (1979) that has been widely used, to put it mildly, […]

Double Exclusive Review: Venom & A Star Is Born.

Venom A film about Eddie Brock/Venom, Spider-Man’s famous foe, has been in the works ever since his appearance in Spider-Man 3. Whilst Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios decided to share […]

Exclusive Review of Gaspar Noé’s ‘Climax’.

Noé’s LSD cinematic bad trip is a masterpiece. With films like Irreversible, Enter the Void, and Love, Gaspar Noé has proven himself as France’s most controversial auteur. His films are distinctive and disturbing yet […]

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 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 […]