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A Clockwork Orange In Retrospect - Its Themes, Its Reception and Kubrick's Directorial Masterclass

A Clockwork Orange In Retrospect - Its Themes, Its Reception and Kubrick's Directorial Masterclass

'A Clockwork Orange', the controversial 1971 release from directorial master Stanley Kubrick, has been analysed by Lucas Hill-Paul regarding its themes, reception and delivery in this exclusive retrospective.[...]
Us (2019) Snapshot Review

Us (2019) Snapshot Review

Jordan Peele directed 'Us' (2019) "is the best movie of 2019 so far" according to Jacob Davis in his snapshot review.[...]
Wild Rose (2019) Review

Wild Rose (2019) Review

Jessie Buckley "simply owns the screen" in Tom Harper's 'Wild Rose' (2019), the tale of a Glaswegian ex-con turned country singer intent on visiting Nashville. Joseph Wade's review.[...]
Captive State (2019) Snapshot Review

Captive State (2019) Snapshot Review

'Captive State' (2019), the new film from writer-director Rupert Wyatt starring John Goodman and Machine Gun Kelly, reviewed by Jacob Davis.[...]
Top 10 Video Game Movie Adaptations

Top 10 Video Game Movie Adaptations

The history of video-game-to-movie adaptations has been far from kind to us, but Craig Sheldon has done his best to compile a list of the 10 best thus far.[...]
Shazam (2019) Review

Shazam (2019) Review

'Shazam!' (2019), the latest film from the DCEU starring Zachary Levi and directed by David F. Sandberg has made a few waves, but has it been for good or bad reasons? See here in Jacob Davis' review.[...]
Unplanned (2019) Review

Unplanned (2019) Review

The Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon anti-abortion movie from PureFlix is "a poorly reconstructed facsimile of reality"; "a Gish gallop caught on film". Jacob Davis reviews.[...]
'Grease' Prequel 'Summer Loving' Being Developed

'Grease' Prequel 'Summer Loving' Being Developed

We're getting a prequel to the iconic 70s musical 'Grease', with a writer already in place. Full story here.[...]
The Dirt (2019) Review

The Dirt (2019) Review

From the director of 'Jackass' and 'Bad Grandpa' comes the Mötley Crüe biopic that promises drink, drugs and rock 'n' roll but leaves you with "thoughts of what could have been".[...]
From Final Girls to Kickass Women - What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley

From Final Girls to Kickass Women - What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley

"Ellen Ripley stands as one of the first pages torn out of a sexist and archaic rulebook." From Final Girls to Kickass Women - What Modern Female Protagonists Have in Common with Ellen Ripley.[...]



Sam Mendes' WWI Movie Adds Four

Sam Mendes' WWI Movie Adds Four

Four huge names, including two Oscar nominees, have been added to the cast of the new Sam Mendes World War I movie '1917'. Full story here.[...]
The Fine Art of Black Comedy or Why It’s OK to Laugh When We Shouldn’t

The Fine Art of Black Comedy or Why It’s OK to Laugh When We Shouldn’t

Using three examples by filmmakers from three different continents, Sam Sewell-Peterson analyses the cathartic nature of Black Comedy in this special feature.[...]
Gotti (2018) Review

Gotti (2018) Review

Just say Gambi-No! 'Gotti' (2018) from director Kevin Connolly and starring John Travolta "is the worst of what cinema has to offer". Jacob Davis' full review, here.[...]
Apple Unveil New Streaming Platform Apple TV+

Apple Unveil New Streaming Platform Apple TV+

Apple rolled out an A-List cast of Hollywood creatives to launch its new streaming service Apple TV+ plus today. Full story inside...[...]
The Legacy of 'Tomb Raider' and Its Impact On Video Game Cinema

The Legacy of 'Tomb Raider' and Its Impact On Video Game Cinema

21st century Hollywood's biggest attempt at a video-game-to-movie franchise, Tomb Raider, has left an enduring legacy. Craig Sheldon explores in this special feature.[...]
Ray & Liz (2018) Review

Ray & Liz (2018) Review

Richard Billingham's 'Ray & Liz' (2018), starring Justin Sallinger, is "a superbly photographed document" but features a "mean-spirited smugness" according to Lucas Hill-Paul in his review.[...]
Us (2019) Review

Us (2019) Review

Jordan Peele returns with his latest horror outing 'Us' (2019), a film Kieran Judge has described as "a startling vision by one of the new masters of the dark side of humanity".[...]
Aliens (1986) Retrospective Review

Aliens (1986) Retrospective Review

In his retrospective review of James Cameron's 'Aliens' (1986), Lucas Hill-Paul describes the famous sequel as "a landmark in action-horror". Read the full piece here.[...]
Global Box Office Revenue Hits Record High In 2018

Global Box Office Revenue Hits Record High In 2018

2018 set an all time record for worldwide box office grosses, the figure passing $41billion for the first time in history. Full report available here.[...]
The Muppets Movies Ranked

The Muppets Movies Ranked

All 8 'The Muppets' movies released theatrically have been ranked from worst to best by our Muppets aficionado Katie Doyle.[...]