The Miseducation of Cameron Post – An Interview with Desiree Akhavan

We posted a review on The Miseducation of Cameron Post earlier on this week; set in the early 90’s, its a coming-of-age drama about teenager Cameron (Chloe Grace Moretz) who gets caught having sex with her female friend and is then sent off to a conversion therapy centre, God’s Promise by her conservative aunt.

September 7, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Cold War – Pawel Pawlowski’s enchantingly gorgeous post-war Polish love story

Director Pawel Pawlowski is Poland’s first ever Oscar winner for his eerily mesmerising road movie Ida.

September 6, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


The Seagull – Rickety adaptation of Chekov’s play saved by impressive cast

Konstantin Stanislavski’s production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1898 is one of the most important events in theatre history.

September 5, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


The Miseducation of Cameron Post – Coming-of-age Gay Conversion Drama hits the mark

Based on the novel of the same name, director Desiree Akhavan brings a startling coming-of-age story to life, set in an early 90s gay conversion camp, the second film this year to tackle the injustice (Boy Erased comes out later this year).

September 3, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentReview


How to Talk to Girls at Parties – Extraterrestrial Punk comedy fails to live up to its unique premise

In their 1978 hit Another Girl, Another Planet, English rock band The Only Ones sing “I think I’m on another world with you/I’m on another planet with you”.

September 2, 2018 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Cameron Cuffe – Worth Rooting For

London-born actor Cameron Cuffe is bringing modern television a hero we all can believe in with his new series Krypton.

August 30, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Mario: Heartwarming soccer gay love story

Football is the hardest of nuts to crack in terms of accepting LGBTQ+ individuals, a threat to its hyper-heterosexual culture, the mere thought of accepting them will somehow taint its obstinate macho image.

August 20, 2018 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


BlacKKKlansman – Spike Lee returns to form with Ku Klax Klan satire

“This some fo’ real shit” reads the title card at the start of the newest Spike Lee joint, BlacKKKlansman.

August 16, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Jon M. Chu & Henry Golding – Crazy Good Movie

It’s the film that has flooded your social media for the last several weeks, making you question if it’s worth the hype.

August 15, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Apostasy: An interview with director Daniel Kokotajlo

Apostasy is the debut feature film by director Daniel Kokotajlo about a Jehovah’s Witness family shattered to pieces in the name of overzealous faith.

August 12, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Terminal: Morbid Margot Robbie film noir fails miserably

“Oh, Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling, from glen to glen, and down the mountain side…” sings the harrowing and eerie whistle that echo’s in a gloomy, abandoned underground train terminal.

August 5, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Ant-Man and the Wasp: Slapstick installment to the Marvel franchise

After the behemoth crossover film Infinity Wars, fans will be treated to a lighter and funnier instalment; following Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) as Ant-Man and the Wasp respectively.

August 3, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Sicilian Ghost Story: An unforgiving modern fable

The heartbreaking true story of a teenager’s disappearance at the hands of the Mafia is given a chilling fairytale re-imagining in the second film by co-directors Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza.

August 2, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Maurice: BFI rerelease of Merchant-Ivory’s Edwardian gay love story

Merchant-Ivory’s Edwardian love story Maurice returns to cinemas this week.

July 27, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Escape Plan 2: Hades – Only for the diehard Stallone fans

Escape Plan from 2013 featured the long awaited feature length team-up between action icons Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

July 23, 2018 | Film + Entertainment


Mission Impossible – Fallout: Tom Cruise is back for the 6th installment

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


Prayer Before Dawn: Muay Thai boxing prison thriller

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: An interview with director Paul Schrader

First Reformed is the newly released spiritual thriller starring Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried, by veteran writer/ director Paul Schrader.

July 15, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


The First Purge: A purge prequel

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 – DVD review

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.

July 11, 2018 | DVDFilm + Entertainment


Whitney: Documentary portrait of late singer Whitney Houston

Documentary Whitney starts as a blank canvas gradually filled 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