Reviews

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Review

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Review

'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' (2018) is an "electric, atmospheric, festival of colour" and "may even be the best superhero film of 2018" according to Joseph Wade.[...]
Mowgli (2018) Review

Mowgli (2018) Review

Netflix release 'Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle' (2018), directed by Andy Serkis and starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Benedict Cumberbatch review.[...]
Bleach (2018) Review

Bleach (2018) Review

2018 live-action anime adaptation 'Bleach' from director Shinsuke Sato has been reviewed by Darcy Rae. Was it just another poor live-action adaptation or something more?[...]
Blue (2017) Short Film Review

Blue (2017) Short Film Review

Maryam Farahzadi's thought provoking 2D animated short film Blue is a wordless journey of finding acceptance from others and within yourself. Joseph Wade reviews.[...]
Meteorlight (2018) Short Film Review

Meteorlight (2018) Short Film Review

Short film 'Meteorlight' (2018) directed and animated by Jonny Eveson is "a piece of cinema indicative of a filmmaker with an immense talent for his craft". Jpseph Wade's review.[...]



Outlaw King (2018) Review

Outlaw King (2018) Review

David Mackenzie's new Netflix Original film 'Outlaw King' starring Chris Pine is "a historical epic to remember - one that can satisfy visually and in terms of its brutality" according to Joseph Wade in his review.[...]
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Review

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Review

2018 Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is "a picture that settles for a greatest hits sing-along medley to let the audience do all the emotional work for themselves" according to Luke Whitticase of Whitty Stuff.[...]
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Review

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Review

Adapted from the works of E.T.A. Hoffman & Tchaikovsky comes Disney's 'The Nutcracker and the Four Realms', an "enjoyable but not all that memorable watch".[...]
Peterloo (2018) Review

Peterloo (2018) Review

"If Ken Loach's 'I, Daniel Blake' was "our quiet rage", then Mike Leigh's 'Peterloo' was our very real, contemporary fears" according to Joseph Wade in his review of the 2018 film.[...]
Hymn of Hate (2018) Short Film Review

Hymn of Hate (2018) Short Film Review

"an effective tribute to the lost lives of World War I", Matt Kennard's 'Hymn of Hate' (2018) short is "a beautiful, moving picture delivered with skill and poise".[...]



First Man (2018) Review

First Man (2018) Review

Damien Chazelle's 'First Man', the tale of Neil Armstrong's journey to being the first man on the moon, starring Ryan Gosling and Claire Foy has been reviewed by Joseph Wade.[...]
Halloween (2018) Review

Halloween (2018) Review

'Halloween' (2018) "transports you back to the original classic in terms of tone and atmosphere" for a "fun slasher movie" according to Rebecca Seghini in her review of the film, here.[...]
Hereditary (2018) Review

Hereditary (2018) Review

"If you're a fan of the original 'The Wicker Man', then you'll enjoy 'Hereditary'" according to Esther Doyle, whose review of the 2018 horror film is available here.[...]
Leatherface (2017) Review

Leatherface (2017) Review

'Leatherface' (2017) is "so far removed from the original that it's offensive" according to Jacob Davis in this spoiler filled horror film review.[...]
Submarine (2010) Snapshot Review

Submarine (2010) Snapshot Review

Richard Ayoade's 'Submarine' is "like a song by The Smiths wrapped in the sort of self-aware cinematic tropes that paint a picture of teenage nothingness as if it is most special and unique in its intricacies." From Joseph Wade.[...]
A Star Is Born (2018) Review

A Star Is Born (2018) Review

Bradley Cooper's 2018 version of 'A Star Is Born' co-starring Lady Gaga is "a strong all-american outing that is bound to get some awards season buzz" according to Joseph Wade's review.[...]
Fullmetal Alchemist (2017) Review

Fullmetal Alchemist (2017) Review

"The good points were few and far between, sporadically wedged between repetitive actions and dialogue, and tedious scenes of intense eye contact" according to Darcy Rae's review, here.[...]
The Lost Boys (1987) Snapshot Review

The Lost Boys (1987) Snapshot Review

The Lost Boys brought vampire narratives back into focus for the MTV-era with a peroxide mullet-sporting villain at the helm.[...]
Death Note (2017) Review

Death Note (2017) Review

Netflix "missed the point" of 'Death Note' in adapting it for their streaming service in 2017 according to Darcy Rae in her review of the Adam Wingard directed movie.[...]
Cold War (2018) Review

Cold War (2018) Review

Pawel Pawlikowski's new film 'Cold War' (2018), for which the director won Best Director at Cannes, is "a piece of almost indescribable beauty and impact" according to Joseph Wade's review.[...]



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