3.0

Movie Review: The Hallow

A rural folk-horror that starts off strongly before losing its way in a mess of gooey effects, The Hallow really feels like a missed opportunity. It’s still an entertaining watch, don’t get me wrong,...
5.0

Movie Review: The Closer We Get

“You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family!” As sayings go, it’s one my mother has always been fond of quoting, normally when an aunt or a cousin does something particularly...
4.0

Movie Review: Suffragette

As Maud Watts, played by the captivating Carey Mulligan, turns to her husband in bed and asks, ‘if we had a daughter, what kind of life would she have had?’ I felt a pang of resonance with the fictional...
3.0

Movie Review: North v South

When the two criminal empires that rule England’s gangland, John Claridge’s (Bernard Hill) Northern gang and Vic Clarke’s (Steven Berkoff) Southern mob, meet to bury the hatchet and discuss a fragile...
3.0

Movie Review: Convenience

In debt to some Russian gangsters BFFs and luckless douchebags Ajay (Ray Panthaki) and Shaan (Adeel Akhtar) have just one night to raise the money or else...well, that part was left kinda vague but these are...
4.0

Movie Review: Infini

In the 23rd century, space travel is a thing of the past, replaced by the far quicker and cheaper ‘slipstreaming’, allowing our descendants to commute daily halfway across the solar system, teleporting in...
2.0

Movie Review: Buttercup Bill

In the wake of their mutual childhood friend Flora’s suicide and still haunted by something very, very bad that happened (that they did…) to Flora when they were kids, drug-addled hipster party girl...
2.5

Movie Review: Gore Orphanage

‘Gore Orphanage’s writer and producer Cody Knotts had already told me the movie was a mixture of a local legend and the story of British schoolgirl-turned-murderess Mary Bell, so I had a very good idea who...
4.0

Movie Review: Trainwreck

Amy (Amy Schumer) is a promiscuous, commitment-phobic career woman who is forced to face her fears of settling down when she meets a genuinely good guy. Having been made to write a feature on a talented young...