Ali & Ava – Review

by Sarah Cook British director Clio Bernard’s previous works have been near-perfect depictions of human life across the United Kingdom. Part-drama and part-documentary The Arbor tackled a playwrights return to the council estate in which she grew up whilst The Selfish Giant looked at a young boy’s relationship with a stallion.   With Ali & Ava, Bernard tackles a romance that is every bit as … Continue reading Ali & Ava – Review

Jackass Forever -Review

by Thomas Harris There’s a five-minute sequence in Jackass Forever that exists almost entirely as if to argue the resilience of the penis. Ehren McGhehey – the whipping boy of whipping boys – tests a cup against a series of ever-escalating situations. Prior to this, Chris Pontius – a man with whom his penis is indelibly attached to his onscreen persona – gets his member … Continue reading Jackass Forever -Review

Parallel Mothers – Review

by Chris Connor Pedro Almodóvar is one of the most singular voices working today having won a legion of fans globally and won numerous accolades including two Oscar wins. He is noted for his distinctive use of colours and tackling a range of topics but often with a focus on women, sexuality and motherhood.  His latest film Parallel Mothers is his first since the hugely … Continue reading Parallel Mothers – Review

Road to Woodsboro: You Must Watch…Scream (TV Series)

by Sarah Cook When people talk about the Scream franchise, they often forget about the television series. There’s a lot of reasons why: the tiresome nostalgia aspect of revisiting material done better in the movies, eking out a slasher whodunit over several episodes, and, ultimately, changing the mask from this: to this: Yikes. Anyway, the Scream television series is often neglected and probably has been … Continue reading Road to Woodsboro: You Must Watch…Scream (TV Series)