‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Review: A Quirky Satire Which Feels Unfinished

Critique is so limiting and emotionally draining. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Natalia Dyer, Toni Collette, Tom Sturridge, John Malkovich, Billy Magnussen, and Daveed Diggs, Velvet Buzzsaw is the latest Netflix film from writer and director Dan Gilroy, who also brought us the near-perfect Nightcrawler back in 2014. Set in the contemporary art…Read more ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Review: A Quirky Satire Which Feels Unfinished

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‘Climax’ Review: A Horrifying, Yet Hypnotic Descent Into Madness

Why did I go into this expecting something that wouldn't be bats### insane? Did I forget that Gaspar Noé likes to push the audience to their limits? Starring Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub, Kiddy Smile, Lea Vlamos, Claude Gajan Maull, Sharleen Temple, and Thea Carla Schott, Climax is a French-Belgian horror/musical (it's not that…Read more ‘Climax’ Review: A Horrifying, Yet Hypnotic Descent Into Madness

‘Glass’ Review: An Enjoyable, Yet Heavily Flawed Conclusion

We're still in January, and I can already tell that this will be the most polarising movie of the year. Starring James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Paulson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Spencer Treat Clark, and Charlayne Woodard, Glass is the third and final entry in M. Night Shyamalan's Eastrail 177 trilogy, which also includes…Read more ‘Glass’ Review: An Enjoyable, Yet Heavily Flawed Conclusion

‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Review: The Most Ambitious Netflix Original Yet

Me: "Better make a choice." *Makes choice* "Oh god, I think I made the wrong choice." Starring Fionn Whitehead, Will Poulter, Craig Parkinson, Alice Lowe, Asim Chaudhry and Tallulah Haddon, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is the latest entry in the Black Mirror series with a twist. Set in 1984, it follows a young programmer (Fionn Whitehead),…Read more ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Review: The Most Ambitious Netflix Original Yet

‘The House That Jack Built’ Review: A Deeply Disturbing, Yet Darkly Funny Look Into the Mind of a Serial Killer

Wow, people weren't joking when they said this was a disturbing film. Starring Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl, Riley Keough, and Jeremy Davies, The House That Jack Built is the latest arthouse film from controversial filmmaker Lars von Trier. It follows Jack (Matt Dillon), a highly intelligent serial killer…Read more ‘The House That Jack Built’ Review: A Deeply Disturbing, Yet Darkly Funny Look Into the Mind of a Serial Killer

‘Vice’ Review: A Dark Biopic With an Unrecognisable Christian Bale

Adam McKay, you've done it again! Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, and Jesse Plemons, Vice is the 2018 biographical comedy-drama from writer/director Adam McKay. It follows the epic life of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), a bureaucratic Washington insider who quietly became the most powerful figure in the world while acting as…Read more ‘Vice’ Review: A Dark Biopic With an Unrecognisable Christian Bale

‘Sorry to Bother You’ Review: A Bizarre yet Brilliant Satire

When I started watching Sorry to Bother You, I thought it was going to be like most comedies I've seen. Oh, how I was wrong. Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Steven Yeun, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Danny Glover, David Cross, Patton Oswalt, Terry Crews, and Armie Hammer, 'Sorry to Bother You' is the 2018 writing/directorial…Read more ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Review: A Bizarre yet Brilliant Satire