Trainspotting – Re-Release Review!

Choose life. Choose an award winning novel by Irvine Welsh. Choose an up and coming British director and a young cast of unknown actors. Choose a gritty Scottish setting. Or, like the characters of the iconic Brit-flick Trainspotting, you can forget all of that and choose heroin instead. Trainspotting, set in a run down area of Scotland, follows Renton (Ewan McGregor) and his friends as … Continue reading Trainspotting – Re-Release Review!

Kubo & The Two Strings – DVD & Blu-Ray Review

This year’s BAFTA nominations for Best Animated Feature sees three heavy-weight Disney movies battle it out for dominance. Zootopia’s depiction of racial tension within the titular city using fury animals versus a forgettable favourite fish in Finding Dory versus the ingenious and emotional princess flick Moana – Damn, it must be sheer hell in the Disney offices right now. Largely scooping up most of the … Continue reading Kubo & The Two Strings – DVD & Blu-Ray Review

Lady Macbeth – Brand New Trailer!

Contrary to its title, Lady Macbeth has absolutely no links to The Scottish Play other than the title of a character. Instead, it features a woman slowly gaining control over her life and freeing herself from an overbearing husband… Actually, maybe there are a few more similarities between the two. The latest trailer for what is being billed as one of the most impressive movies … Continue reading Lady Macbeth – Brand New Trailer!

Anthropoid – DVD & Blu-Ray Review

Reinhard Heydrich. A ruthless general and tyrant once known as ‘The Butcher Of Prague’. Considered the main architect behind ‘The Final Solution’, a despicable act that revolved around the deliberate genocide of the Jews in the years of World War II and one of Adolf Hitler’s right hand men. Yet a formidable figure and Nazi official whose name may not have reverberated as strongly around the … Continue reading Anthropoid – DVD & Blu-Ray Review

Sherlock: Season 4, Episode 3 – “The Final Problem” Review (Spoilers!)

(This post goes into great detail about spoilers. Look away if you haven’t seen it.) Last week’s episode of Sherlock definitely ranks as one of the best. The singular crime was undoubtedly one of the creepiest, aided by Toby Jones’ sinister villain. The emotional core rocked throughout with steadied beats that pulled and pushed John and Sherlock’s relationship through new and murkier depths. Allowing the … Continue reading Sherlock: Season 4, Episode 3 – “The Final Problem” Review (Spoilers!)