Guillermo del Toro has often made films that defy categorisation – think of the horror-inflected fairytale of Pan’s Labyrinth set in 1940s fascist Spain.
February 15, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
When it comes to films, some adjectives get thrown around so much they have almost become devoid of actual meaning, morphed into marketing buzzwords.
February 13, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
In search of your next binge-worthy obsession? Look no further than the new Queer Eye series, starring Karamo Brown, now streaming on Netflix.
February 12, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Loveless is set in the dreary grey winter of a modern day Moscow neighbourhood, where post-Soviet apartment blocs are taken over by middle-class families and given an IKEA makeover.
February 9, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Makala means charcoal in Swahilli which is aptly the title and causal theme of this intimate if overwhelming documentary by French director/ cinematographer, Emmanuel Gras.
February 2, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Set in the middle of the First World War, the enduring play by RC Sherriff gets a cinematic update that plays to the media’s strength of complex character driven story, but fails to match the scale film can offer.
January 31, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
January 30, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
The melancholic Yorkshire Pennines provide the dreary and rugged backdrop to an intricate migrant gay love story which is subtly underpinned by themes of repressed homosexuality, disenfranchised youth, immigration and racism.
Blade Runner 2049 was released theatrically in October 2017 to critical acclaim, with many asserting that it improved upon the story established in Ridley Scott’s 1982 original, a rare feat for any sequel, let alone a sequel released thirty-five years after the original had gained cult-classic status.
Candid Magazine’s Film Editor, Daniel Theophanous takes us through the 2018 Oscars.
January 26, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Aardman entertainment has a long and honoured history in stop-motion film, from Wallace and Gromit to Shaun the Sheep setting the benchmark for the genre each time.
January 25, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Last Flag Flying arrives in cinemas armed with everything a new release could hope for: a simple but effective concept, high-profile cast and an Oscar-nominated director helming the project.
January 23, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
‘The Day of the Dead’ the one day of the year in the Mexican calendar that our ancestors are able to come back from the land of the dead to visit us.
January 21, 2018 | Film + Entertainment
Red-head beauty and rising British star Emily Beecham, best known for her role in The Coen Brothers movie Hail, Caesar! plays the fiercely independent yet fragile Daphne, who resides in her one bed apartment in London with pet snake Scratch for company.
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