Looking Back: Kill List (2011)

(Warning: Nudity pictures) To celebrate the release of Free Fire, we’re looking back at the work of Ben Wheatley! First of is the much celebrated but Dan Bowers panned Kill List! The best horror movies are those that leave the audience in the dark, for the most part. Only giving them snippets and clues as a puzzle to piece together until the grand reveal, a … Continue reading Looking Back: Kill List (2011)

Looking Back: Sightseers (2013)

To celebrate the release of Free Fire, we’re taking a look back at one of Alice Lowe’s break out cinematic roles in Sightseers. It was my mother who phoned me up to suggest this movie. My mother. Or “Mrs Poppers Penguin’s” as I like to call her. That should be a hint at the kind of movies my mother enjoys watching. So when she phoned … Continue reading Looking Back: Sightseers (2013)

High Rise – DVD & Blu-Ray Review

Surrealism is by far one of the most interesting film genres, if not the most accessible or enjoyable. It aims to shock and confuse, to create an eventful experience that usually makes zero sense. Problem is, as well crafted as they may be, it’s hard to appeal to most audiences in this case, as most surrealist films alienate those who watch. Well, it’s still a … Continue reading High Rise – DVD & Blu-Ray Review

Legion: “Chapter 8” – Finale Review

(Spoilers Ahoy) Legion has produced some of the most (and literal) mind-bending episodes that have ever graced superhero TV. Nay, usual TV. Creator Noah Hawley has melded mental eccentricity with power drama and intriguing character development whilst also producing memorable scenes in the shows unusual set-design and scene exploration. Legion blazed through it’s season with wit, originality, and terror; unique against the backdrop of mutant … Continue reading Legion: “Chapter 8” – Finale Review

Ghost in the Shell (1995)- Review

Until recently, anime and I had a somewhat tenuous relationship. I was never that thrilled about the often overly sexualised women, nor did I enjoy the on-the-cheap animation that was used (where three frames could render an entire two minute walking sequence.) However, as I grew older, my tastes began to mature, computers improved enough to allow more fluid animations, and I stopped letting such petty … Continue reading Ghost in the Shell (1995)- Review