The sixth instalment of Mission Impossible goes back to its earlier films, entertaining old fans while simultaneously introducing itself to the new.
July 20, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Premiering last year at the Cannes Film Festival, Prayer Before Dawn is a Thai film based on the memoir by Billy Moore about his time as a recovering addict in a Thai prison.
July 16, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
First Reformed is the newly released spiritual thriller starring Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried, by veteran writer/ director Paul Schrader.
The fourth in its series but pre-dating the first instalment, The First Purge, details the conception and creation of the first purge.
July 12, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Pacific Rim: Uprising is the sequel to the original 2013 film, this time led by John Boyega, Scott Eastwood and newcomer Cailee Spaeny in the fight against the monstrous Kaiju.
Documentary Whitney starts as a blank canvas graduallyfilled in with simple blocks of florescent colour appearing with echoes of the instantly recognisable drum tease of claps and programmed pings of Whitney Houston classic I Want to Dance With Somebody.
July 9, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Swimming with Men ensemble comedy about an all-male synchronised swimming team is an already inherently absurd concept, adding established comedians and actors boosts the film with a buoyant story.
July 2, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
In the Fade sees Natja Sekerci (Diane Kruger) free-spirited, tattooed mother tragically lose her husband, German-born Kurd, Nuri (Numan Acar) and their young son Rocco (Rafael Santana), cruelly blown to bloody smithereens in a targeted Neo-nazi terrorist attack.
June 26, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Freak Show is a teen comedy starring young British actor Alex Lawther as oddball Billy Bloom, who turns his school upside down with his larger-than-life persona, non-conformist behaviour and extravagant outfits.
Now quite the standout character on a television show that has captured an entire generation, actor Timothy Granaderos has our full attention, for better or worse.
June 20, 2018 | Fashion & Entertainment
June 19, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
In the wake of 70s fashion regurgitation, legendary night club Studio 54 gets a timely re-visit in this new titular Dogwoof documentary by director Matt Tyrnauer.
June 18, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
McQueen is another fashion documentary in the recent line of offerings glamourising and fetishising the lives of fashion icons; Westwood, Dior & I or Maplethorpe: Look at The Pictures, to name a few.
June 12, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
This week, I was lucky enough to swing by the Sundance Film Festival: London, the mini sister festival to the grand showcase in Utah that marks the start of the year and sets up the indie film breakouts.
Ismael’s Ghosts (Les fantômes d’Ismaël) is the latest offering from French director Arnaud Desplechin, where we follow the titular Ismael Vuillard (Mathieu Amalric), who is in the midst of writing a film based around the life of his estranged diplomat brother Ivan Dedalus (Louis Garrel).
June 8, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
I vividly remember the experience of seeing Jurassic Park for the first time upon its theatrical release in 1993.
June 6, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
L’ Amant Double is absurd, brash, a highly sexual psychoanalytic extravaganza of a film.
Last week we gave a glowing review of the exceptional indie flick My Friend Dahmer, a filmic telling of the senior year of infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, the period just before his killing days commenced.
The Sundance Film Festival ’18: London gets underway this weekend (31st May – 2nd June), with a select group of films picked as the cream of the crop from this year’s screenings at its namesake festival, held in Utah earlier this year.
Peccadillo Pictures has just released its 18th edition of film shorts anthology Boys on Film.
May 29, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Making a biopic based on the life of a notorious serial killer is a unique tightrope act for any filmmaker; creating a film that is sympathetic to the victims’ loved ones’ trauma whilst remaining factually accurate and entertaining whilst not glorifying its subject’s heinous crimes requires care and precision.
May 25, 2018 | Film + Entertainment