House of Gucci – Review

by Sarah Cook House of Gucci released one of the best trailers of the year. Set to a thumping eighties soundtrack, and boasting outrageous accents and iconic lines, it teased a triumphant, camp, and outrageous journey. The film itself is much more of a slog; failing to capture the highs of its marketing campaign and languishing in a stuffy drama that is quite dull in … Continue reading House of Gucci – Review

Ghostbusters: Afterlife – Review

by Jed Wagman When you need to reboot you’re beloved franchise, who ya gonna call if not a Reitman? Jason Reitman is following in his father’s footsteps as he helms the latest instalment in the Ghostbusters franchise. Whilst he does take a lot from the original and sometimes strays across the line between paying homage to it and giving in to fan service one too … Continue reading Ghostbusters: Afterlife – Review

tick, tick… BOOM! – Review

by Jordan King Lin-Manuel Miranda is a man who writes – and works – like he’s running out of time. This year alone has seen the multi-hyphenate’s Broadway smash In The Heights dazzlingly brought to life on the big screen, with the New Yorker also penning the songbook for and starring in Sony Pictures Animation’s Vivo, providing lyrics for Disney’s upcoming Encanto, and also working … Continue reading tick, tick… BOOM! – Review

The Power of the Dog – Review

by Jordan KingJane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, a disquieting and portent-filled examination of oppression, repression, and the shackles enforced by the endeavour to be masculine, is a formidable work from a true auteur. Set in 1925 against the dramatic mountainous landscape of Montana (or Otago, New Zealand as is the shooting stand-in), Campion’s latest is a slow-burning affair that time and again refuses … Continue reading The Power of the Dog – Review