Justice League (2017)

I think this is either the sixth or seventh comic book film this year. It is unrelenting. However, I’ll hold up my hands and say Wonder Woman and Thor: Ragnarok were both fantastic and gave me a certain sense of hope for the monotonous machine that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe and DC Extended Universe.... Continue Reading →


It Comes At Night (2017)

I actually missed It Comes At Night on it’s initial cinema release due to a limited cinema run around me and timing. But thankfully, thanks to a handy little Film Society in Sheffield (Shout out Film Unit – Check them out) I managed to catch this. Although, it was with a sense of apprehension because... Continue Reading →

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

The legendary detective of Hercule Poirot has been around for years and everyone recognises the name. And he appears again, in Kenneth Branagh’s reimaging of Agatha Christie’s novel Murder on the Orient Express. I have by no means read the original source material, nor seen any of the previous adaptations, so I was looking forward... Continue Reading →

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

Although The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer are by the same director, tonally I don’t think Yorgos Lanthimos could have created two films that are completely different. The latter of the two however, has been stewing in my head for the past five or so days. In true Lanthimos fashion though, it’s... Continue Reading →

Good Time (2017)

It’s kind of ironic the title being Good Time because Connie seems to be having anything but, in the Safdie brother’s latest flick. I knew little of this latest offering, so did not know what to expect other than Robert Pattinson at the helm. And it has a curious opening, as the film focuses on... Continue Reading →

The Death of Stalin (2017)

Armando Iannucci has been one of the greatest forces behind British television, being responsible for The Thick of It and Alan Partridge. Having dabbled in the political satire with The Thick of It, he has decided to go into the political minefield of Soviet Russia. But what better man to do this? And what is... Continue Reading →

Geostorm (2017)

Think about The Day After Tomorrow but on an epic scale and you’ve kind of got Geostorm sorted. Obviously, the film is meant to hit home on some of the bigger issues surrounding global warming and climate change, but when it’s like this, it’s not effective. Set a tiny bit into the future, a new... Continue Reading →

The Ritual (2017)

It’s now that time of year where the cinema offerings are rife with horror-themed films. They all seem to the follow the same format in pitting friends against an unknown entity in a fight for their life. The Ritual was one of those to follow this trend, but seemed to owe a debt of gratitude... Continue Reading →

The Snowman (2017)

Personally, I think Michael Fassbender is one of the best actors in the game at the moment. And one of my favourite foreign language films is Headhunters, which is adapted from a Jo Nesbø novel, so naturally the pairing of the two was always going to be welcome with The Snowman. However, the early reviews... Continue Reading →

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