Prone to Bouts of Mania, Narcissism and Power Failure: Watching High-Rise and Snowpiercer in 2021

Prone to Bouts of Mania, Narcissism and Power Failure: Watching High-Rise and Snowpiercer in 2021

With hindsight and terrifying changes in the real world, Ben Wheatley’s ‘High-Rise’ and Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Snowpiercer’ have been given new power and relevance as socially conscious art. Essay by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Where to Start with Bong Joon-ho

Where to Start with Bong Joon-ho

Director Bong Joon-ho made history at the Oscars as the first filmmaker to win Best Picture with a film outside of the English language. Discover where to start with this modern auteur’s filmography in this guide.

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Review

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Review

After success with ‘Shaun of the Dead’ and ‘Hot Fuzz’, Edgar Wright took to North America with his off-kilter adaptation ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ (2010). Christopher Connor looks back in this retrospective review.

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2019 Superhero Movies Ranked

2019 Superhero Movies Ranked

2019 has been a bumper year for superhero films with 9 releases from 6 studios, including 4 billion dollar box office hits, but which are the best and worst of the year? Joseph Wade ranks them here.

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Knives Out (2019) Review

Knives Out (2019) Review

‘Knives Out’ (2019), a modern whodunnit from ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson, starring an ensemble headlined by Daniel Craig, as reviewed by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Tops Forbes Highest Paid Actors List

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Tops Forbes Highest Paid Actors List

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tops the Forbes richlist for actors in 2019, with ‘Avengers: Endgame’ cast members making up a bulk of the top 10. The top 10 list here.

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Avengers: Endgame (2019) Review

Avengers: Endgame (2019) Review

Avengers: Endgame (2019) is the most important superhero film of all time. Joseph Wade reviews Marvel’s culmination of a 21-film journey, directed by the Russo Brothers, here.

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Jamie Lee Curtis Joins Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ Ensemble

Jamie Lee Curtis Joins Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ Ensemble

The star of the ‘Halloween’ franchise, Jamie Lee Curtis, has joined the all-star ensemble on ‘Knives Out’, a new mystery-thriller from ‘The Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson. Details here.

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