All posts tagged visual

Solo: A Star Wars Story Review

Han Solo is one of Star Wars’s most iconic characters. Harrison Ford’s portrayal of the cynic with a noble streak was career defining and shaped the franchise’s storyline. For this […]

Unsane Review – Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone Thriller Offers a Software Update on the Cinematic Depiction of Insanity

If there is any director that can veer perfectly between arthouse and mainstream cinema, it would be Steven Soderbergh. The director responsible for crowd pleasers such as the Ocean’s trilogy, […]

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 […]

The BIG Review: The Black Cat Cabaret.

Naughty. Dark. Funny. These are the three ingredients which make The Black Cat Cabaret a show to remember. When you think of the word ‘cat’, you might think of the […]

The Mummy Review – The ‘Dark Universe’ Needs a Few Bandages to Bring Itself Back to Life after this Lukewarm, yet Innocently Fun, Start

If there is one trend that has really surged into the blood stream of the film industry, it’s the so-called ‘Cinematic Universe’. Marvel, DC, Fox, they’ve all jumped aboard the […]

In Space, No One Will Hear Star Wars Fans’ Scream: Why the Alien Franchise needs to Lead Science Fiction filmmaking

WARNING: SPOILERS FOR ALIEN: COVENANT AHEAD Following the release of Alien: Covenant and Ridley Scott’s assertion that he’d like to continue building this franchise, it would seem to take precedence, […]

RECLAIM THE CITY

London is a city well-known for resembling a machine. We follow implicit social rules, and it can often feel as if you’re just part of a crowd being dictated to […]

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 […]