by Jordan King Approximately six million Jewish people lost their lives at the hands of the Nazis during the atrocities of the Holocaust in World War Two. 965,000 of these deaths occurred at Auschwitz, Poland, and of those 965,000 Jewish people killed, 865,000 were sent to the gas chambers on arrival. That leaves 100,000 Jewish people whose deaths came in some cases days after their … Continue reading The Survivor – Toronto International Film Festival 2021 Review
by Giles Gough Psychological teen thriller Cruel Summer dropped on Amazon Prime recently to comparatively little fan-fare, but it has all the makings of a massive sleeper hit. Set over three summers, 1993, 1994 and 1995, the story follows Jeanette Turner (played by Chiara Aurelia) and Kate Wallis (played by Cloak & Dagger star,Olivia Holt). Jeanette starts off being a shy, awkward kid, who secretly … Continue reading You Should Be Watching…Cruel Summer
by Tom Beasley The idea of a once nimble mind slipping away has been an obsession of filmmakers in recent years, with Natalie Erika James’s fascinating horror movie Relic and the Oscar-winning drama The Father both immediately joining the pantheon of powerful films about dementia. Andy Kelleher’s debut feature Second Spring is another intriguing journey into a degenerating mind, albeit one which exists in a … Continue reading Second Spring – 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 Sarah Cook Growing up a queer girl in the late nineties and early noughties was a trying experience. One that was rife with discovery and tiling over my identity over and over again. It was a time of discovering lesbian and bisexual media such as Sugar Rush, Skins (Naomily Forever,) and God forbid the movie version of Rent. Sometimes these movies were blighted by … Continue reading But I’m a Cheerleader – Review
Edgar Wright is best known for his comedy Cornetto Trilogy, alongside Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. However, the director has also branched out into other genres and works sch as Scott Pilgrim vs the World, Baby Dirver, and upcoming documentary The Sparks Brothers. But 2021 is not just the year of one Edgar Wright film, no no. We’re getting another feature film in October and … Continue reading Last Night in Soho – Brand New Trailer!