Malignant – Review

by Sarah Cook When it comes to the great films of 2021, there is a multitude of factors to consider. A stunning lead performance could propel a film into perfection such as Benedict Cumberbatch in The Power of the Dog. An emotional story with a lot of heart could capture your soul like Mike Mills’ C’mon C’mon. Perhaps the outrageous body horror Titane from Julia … Continue reading Malignant – Review

The Northman – Trailer

by Sarah Cook Robert Eggers has only had two films, but he has made an impact on the film industry already. With sinister debut The Witch and bonkers sophomore outing The Lighthouse, Eggers has proved to be a unique and visually compelling storyteller.  Now we’re ready for his third feature – fantasy epic The Northman. The story follows a young Viking prince on a quest … Continue reading The Northman – Trailer

Spider-Man: No Way Home – Review

by Sarah Cook Marvel is pretty much a spider at the centre of a web, growing ever bigger and ever more complex. It is all about weaving a story that is both engaging and exciting for both hardcore fans and general cinemagoers. The audience – us – are just the flies, ready to be gobbled up by the studio and their superhero stories. And boy, … Continue reading Spider-Man: No Way Home – Review

Golden Globe Nominees 2022

by Chris Connor While surrounded by the controversy of late the Golden Globes have often been seen as a precursor to the Awards season setting the scene for scenarios that might unfold at the likes of the BAFTA’s and Oscars.  The nominations for next month’s ceremony, taking place on January 9th have been announced.  Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical film Belfast and Jane Campion’s long-awaited return The … Continue reading Golden Globe Nominees 2022

Nightmare Alley – Brand New Trailer

by Sarah Cook Guillermo Del Toro is back, baby! This time he is heading into the murky waters of film noir with Nightmare Alley. Based on a book by William Lindsay Graham, Nightmare Alley revolves around Stan Carlisle, a carnival worker who turns conman. When he comes across psychiatrist Lilith Ritter, he is soon propelled into a more dangerous game. With Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, … Continue reading Nightmare Alley – Brand New Trailer