Since the release of his feature film debut In Bruges (2008), Irish playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh has become known for his razor-sharp wit and pitch black comedy, finding humanity within the deplorable characters he places at the forefront of his stories.
January 18, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
If you don’t know the name Alex Roe quite yet, I suggest you get ahead of the curve, as he is surely on his way to becoming a household name.
January 18, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Craig Gillespie’s I, Tonya chooses the perfect time, and the perfect leading lady, to bring to the big screen the stranger-than-fiction tale of Tonya Harding’s precipitous rise and fall within the world of figure skating.
January 17, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Matt Damon stars in his most down-to-earth role as middle class American Paul Safranek, beer belly and all.
January 15, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Writer/director S Craig Zahler made an impression with his 2015 debut Bone Tomahawk, a western featuring career-best work from Kurt Russell and Richard Jenkins.
We finally got round to seeing Black Mirror Season 4 (made available to watch on Netflix on the 29th of December); all six self-contained episodes with their morally challenging and often ‘live or die’ conundrums.
Christian Bale plays Blocker, a legendary soldier who is clearly suffering from severe PTSD after years of slaughtering natives in the American Indian Wars.
January 8, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
It was only a matter of time before renowned playwright and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, winner of 5 Emmy Awards and an Oscar, was going to finally sit in the director’s chair.
January 6, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
For once we have a clown movie that isn’t concerned with warping childrens’ folklore caricatures into ominous psychokillers, instead Bingo: The King of the Mornings is about a successful TV clown who gets bogged down by the trappings of fame.
December 23, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
Now out of college and losing their way without their accapella group (it seems there’s not many real world job prospects for making music with your mouth), the Bellas are reunited when they get the chance to take part in a USO tour.
December 22, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
In a country plagued by on-going conflict, from the Soviets all the way to the Taliban, as well as being an ultra-conservative Islamic state, the existence of an outlandish figure such as producer, director, actor and distributor; Afghan Z-movie mogul Salim Shaheen is something of a phenomenon.
December 21, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
Last year’s Patriots Day, starring Mark Wahlberg, was as an action thriller reconstructing the tragic events of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, focusing on the authorities’ efforts to apprehend the perpetrators.
December 18, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
Skins is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and we sit down Sean Teale, who played Nick Levan on the E4 series alongside the likes of Nicholas Hoult, Dev Patel, Joe Dempsie, Jack O’Connell and Daniel Kaluuya.
December 17, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
Is there a more original director working in Hollywood today than Paul Thomas Anderson? From Scorsese-esque drama through romantic comedy, to a great American epic and a drug-fuelled mystery adapted from Thomas Pynchon, he always seem to go where we least expect.
December 14, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
Rough estimates suggest that there are currently over 65 million individuals who are forcibly displaced throughout the world.
December 13, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
Menashe is centred around a widowed father who resides in New York’s Borough Park within a heavily Hasidic Jewish community.
December 11, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
Whether you have seen or heard him lead cheeky discussions across television and radio, or perhaps have enjoyed his guilty pleasure projects as he works relentlessly behind-the-scenes, Fletcher Cowan knows how to create the right projects.
December 8, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
If you’re noticing a rise in temperature from your television screen, there’s a fairly good chance actor Rafael De La Fuente is to blame.
December 6, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
Good Time exemplifies the phrase ‘watching a train wreck’ with its nerve wracking 101 minutes of observing scruffy, petty criminal Connie Nikas (Robert Pattinson) spiral into the dark depths of law-breaking; from robbing a bank to becoming a fully-fledged fugitive.
December 5, 2017 | Film + Entertainment
An overall faithful adaptation of RJ Palacio’s poignant novel, Wonder is a lovely and heart-warming family film whose powerful message to embrace kindness and tolerance couldn’t be more fitting nowadays.
December 4, 2017 | Film + Entertainment