Body of Water – Review

by Moxie McMurder War photographer Stephanie struggles to regain a relationship with her mother and daughter after spending seven months at an eating disorder clinic in this indie drama. Based on writer and director Lucy Brydon’s own experiences with an eating disorder, Body of Water has come out at a particularly relevant time. During lockdown leading eating disorder charity Beat, has seen a 97% rise … Continue reading Body of Water – Review

Saint Maud – Review

by Emily Murray The tagline used for new horror movie Saint Maud promises big things reading, ‘your saviour is coming’. But is this debut feature from writer-director Rose Glass really our saviour?  Well, it turns out the answer is yes, in a huge way, and this October we should all join Maud in prayer… or should that be unholy terror. Following a timid nurse as … Continue reading Saint Maud – Review

Trick R Treat (2007)

It’s very easy to dismiss horror films, especially does that come up nearly hours into a video on demand search. With films meant to be intentionally bad, sequels and reboots that are actually bad, and a lot of disappointment in the genre, it’s rare to feel excited about horror movies nowadays. So, when I wanted something banal to watch in the background of working (my … Continue reading Trick R Treat (2007)

Eternal Beauty – Review

Portraying mental health in movies is a tricky and it has been fumbled so many times. From horrors that portray Multiple Personality Disorder as a menacing threat to dramas over-blowing the In dark comedies, it is even more difficult. You have to convey the seriousness of the illness whilst also adding some wit. Perhaps even some light-hearted moments. It is a tricky tapestry to weave. … Continue reading Eternal Beauty – Review

Clemency – Review

Many different states still have the death penalty. The lives of men, regardless of their innocence or not, are placed in the hands of the state. Recent movies have explored life on death row, most notably Jamie Foxx led Just Mercy. However, director Chinonye Chukwu takes a different approach to life on death row. Clemency revolves around Bernadine Williams, a prison warden who oversees a … Continue reading Clemency – Review