Directed by: Ari Aster. Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne. Plot: When Ellen passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Film […]Read More Clucking Hell!: An Hereditary review.
Created & written by: Will Sharpe. Starring: Julian Barratt, Olivia Colman, Daniel Rigby, Sophia Di Martino, Will Sharpe, Plot: Maurice and Deborah’s marriage is in turmoil. Donald is embarking on a new business venture. Shun is struggling to cope following his devastating revelation to his publishers and Amy becomes obsessed with a book she finds […]Read More In Bloom: A Flowers series 2 review.
In the early months of 2016, a new comedy made its way on to our TV screens. Broadcast on Channel 4 with episodes to be screened on consecutive nights, it was bucking convention before it even began. That show was the gloriously original, dark and genre-defying Flowers. I will takes some time now to give […]Read More Watch them Bloom: A profile of Flowers.
Directed by: Ron Howard. Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, Paul Bettany. Plot: On the planet Corellia, a young man dreams of leaving his dead-end home world with his lover and travelling the galaxy. Things don’t exactly work out as he would have planned. When Star […]Read More Punch it!: A Solo: A Star Wars Story review.
Directed by: Yolanda Ramke & Ben Howling. Starring: Martin Freeman, Anthony Hayes, Caren Pistorius, Simone Landers, Susie Porter. Plot: The world has fallen to a cataclysmic virus that overtakes its host within 48hours. Surviving in the Austrian outback, a family must face the harsh realities of this new world to ensure the survival of their […]Read More Until the end of the world: A Cargo review.
Directed by: David Leitch. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julien Dennison, Zazie Beetz, Brianna Hildebrande, Jack Kesy, Stefan Kapičić, Leslie Uggams, Karan Soni, Rob Delaney. Plot: Wade ‘Deadpool’ Wilson has come to terms with his newfound abilities until tragedy strikes and he finds support in an unlikely team up. Deadpool was the runaway […]Read More Maximum Effort: A Deadpool 2 review.
In the pantheon of horror movie antagonists there is in my estimation a holy, or should that be unholy, trinity. There’s Freddy Kruger, Michael Myers and last but by no means least, Jason Voorhees, the machete wielding, hockey mask wearing, indestructible killing machine who brought the Friday the 13th series to prominence. It wasn’t always […]Read More A Killer Mum & A Killer Franchise: Looking back on Friday the 13th.