You Must Watch…Hakweye

by Chris Connor Jeremy Renner’s Clint Barton/Hawkeye has been a fixture in the MCU for a decade featuring in ensemble films like the Avengers franchise and Captain America: Civil War. The character finally gets his own vehicle in the shape of Hawkeye, the latest TV series in the franchise. The series also introduces the character of Kate Bishop who takes up the mantle of Hawkeye … Continue reading You Must Watch…Hakweye

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

Hope – Review

by Chris Connor Maria Sødahl’s Limbo earned rave reviews upon its release in 2010. Her first film since Limbo, Hope is semi-autobiographical exploring her experiences with cancer.  It’s a deeply intimate and moving depiction of the effects the illness has on our relationships with those closest to us. In Hope, Andrea Bræin Hovig’s Anja is a successful choreographer with an international career, in a relationship … Continue reading Hope – Review