by Chris Connor While Woodstock is still a household name and an iconic festival featuring performances from the likes of Santana, Jimi Hendrix and The Doors, one of the other concerts of 1969 taking place The Harlem Cultural Festival was not given its dues and failed to see the light of day until this year ,with footage remaining unused for over half a century. This … Continue reading Summer of Soul – Review
We all remember sex education class, right? And it certainly wasn’t anything like Gillian Anderson putting a condom on an aubergine. With one of the most eye brow raising, outright bizarre opening scene of a man and woman dancing to no other than Hot Chocolate’s ‘It started with a Kiss’ quite rightly sets the tone for a quirky, fun and utterly profound tale of the … Continue reading Limbo – Review
by Chris Connor Loki has been around the MCU for a decade now and while winning the hearts of fans and critics alike, he has been a supporting player in each of his appearances. The latest Disney+ series and 3rd of this year corrects this and puts the God Of Mischief firmly front and centre as we follow the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame with a … Continue reading Loki: A series burdened with glorious purpose.
by Kelechi Ehenulo Following in the footsteps of a beloved film was always going to be a challenging feat. The original Space Jam was a cult classic, marrying the best of mixed-media animation using Looney Tunes characters and Michael Jordan – the greatest NBA player of all time. Admittedly, it was never a ‘critical darling’ at the time of its release. It’s not the greatest … Continue reading Space Jam: A New Legacy – Review
by Anton Bitel “The real subject of the film is the jacket. Or rather, your jacket. Or rather, the fact that we all hide behind a shell to protect us from the outside world.” Bar waitress and amateur film editor Denise (Adèle Haenel) addresses these words to Georges (Jean Dujardin), seeing right through this schlubby middle-aged stranger who has come to her mountain town armed … Continue reading Deerskin – Review
by Chris Connor The crime genre has so often produced both classics but also pale imitators and disappointments. Kate Winslet led Mare Of Easttown falls firmly into the former category and has received nothing but the highest of praise since its premiere 7 weeks ago. The series recounts the events of small town in Pennsylvania Easttown where a series of missing girls has led to … Continue reading You Must Watch…Mare of Easttown