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

Sherlock: Season 4 – Trailer

It seems as if the treats from this weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con just keep coming. As if Wonder Woman, Justice League, Fantastic Beasts, and Dr Strange were not enough the first series four trailer for Sherlock is now with us. The modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyles detective series starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Mark Gatiss, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs and Louise Brealey will air … Continue reading Sherlock: Season 4 – Trailer

Doctor Strange – Brand New Trailer!

Ah yes, San Diego Comic Con. We want to be inside you. But from across the pond, we can only bristle with excitement at the footage you are pouring into our interwebs. Unlike last year, most footage have been made available for us to feast upon. It’s almost like magic, waking up and the world is a little brighter thanks to SDCC! Speaking of magic, … Continue reading Doctor Strange – Brand New Trailer!

Looking Back…Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

To celebrate the release of Our Kind of Traitor, based on a John Le Carre novel, we look at the best conception of his work – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. I promised myself never to talk about the 84th Academy Awards. Not that I want to dismiss the achievements of the Winners involved but the Oscars in 2012 certainly favoured the novelty over talent. The … Continue reading Looking Back…Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)