Supernova – Review

There is a delicate moment in Supernova where Stanley Tucci looks upon the constellations above him and tells a young girl that we are made of stardust, crafted from stars which have lived, burned, and been scattered across the earth, eventually fading away from their shine. The star metaphor may be used somewhat heavy-handedly in Harry Macqueen’s Supernova. But it does not mean its stars … Continue reading Supernova – Review

Kingsman: The Golden Circle – Review

With the exception of a certain three-digit secret agent, the spy genre has not been well received in recent years. Feeling out of touch or stuck in previous generations, it needed something to shake it up. This came in 2014 with the release of Kingsman: The Secret Service. Instead of going the dark, gritty espionage route, the film went back to colourful megalomaniac villains and … Continue reading Kingsman: The Golden Circle – Review

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)