Plane – Review

by Sarah Cook Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s another Gerard Butler action thriller! Butler’s career has definitely set a particular course. Whilst it didn’t start off in that manner, the Scottish actor has found a certain proclivity for leading action thrillers. Whether Butler be facing geographical disasters, portraying corrupt cops, or trying to save the President repeatedly, we’ve enjoyed his … Continue reading Plane – Review

95th Academy Awards 2023 – Nominations

by Sarah Cook The Academy Awards have been an iconic part of Hollywood for 95 long years. Since the Golden Age of Hollywood, we have celebrated the supposed best in cinema with these coveted and brilliant awards. Everything Everywhere All At Once leads the nominations with 11 nods, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for the Daniels, Best Supporting Actress for Jamie … Continue reading 95th Academy Awards 2023 – Nominations

The Banshees of Inishern – Review

by Robbie Jones Over the course of his film career, Martin McDonagh has extensively explored the lives and psyches of characters ranging from morally questionable to downright horrible human beings; be it hitmen, bigoted cops, or psychopathic killers – and, while not quite in the same category as those, a volatile grieving mother – McDonagh’s characters so far haven’t quite had a track record of … Continue reading The Banshees of Inishern – Review

Living – BFI London Film Festival 2022 Review

by Sarah Cook Bill Nighy is one of the UK’s most versatile actors. Whether he plays an ageing rockstar in Love Actually, a disgruntled editor in Page 8, or a Scottish squid villain in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, to a Victorian Detective in The Limehouse Golem, Bill Nighy is brilliant in everything he does and beloved by many. Now Nighy has produced his, … Continue reading Living – BFI London Film Festival 2022 Review

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – BFI London Film Festival Review

by Sarah Cook When Rian Johnson’s Knives Out came out in 2019, it revitalised the Whodunnit genre and switched up the game. Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc was instantly lifted into the annals of great literary detectives; his southern drawl placed with alums such as Jessica Fletcher, Poirot, and Sherlock Holmes. As with anything successful, Knives Out instantly produced a sequel – the hilariously named Glass … Continue reading Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – BFI London Film Festival Review