47 Meters Down (2017)

If Jaws and last year’s Bikini clad outing of The Shallows didn’t petrify you out of the sea, this year’s shark infested manifestation, although formulaic, 47 Meters Down may just take a tremendous bite out of your bravado and set your…

Cars 3 (2017)

We’ve been here before, in that pole position of familiarity, isn’t this where the franchise began? Cars 3 just covers the same racing track as once before but this time Lightning McQueen is on the brunt end of realisation filled with a…

It Comes at Night (2017)

A title such as It Comes At Night would suggest that Trey Edwards Shults has created an all out horror but that is far from what you get as nothing can prepare you for the submerging into a vat of tension and paranoia that constantly raises…

Song to Song (2017)

Anyone familiar with Terence Malick’s recent work will know commercialism is far from high on his agenda when it comes to his filmmaking style of sweeping camera shots and beautiful sprawling landscapes with clean cut lines of high…

Baby Driver (2017)

Edgar Wright’s graceful turn into a Hollywood stylised heist come car chase musical, is pure style over substance, a carefree dalliance that’s too cool for school which, to its detriment, forgets to add the heart to the pounding beat and…

Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

A pop icon gone too soon, Whitney Houston went from being a pop princess to a performing laughing stock due to her drug-related addiction but the face Whitney choose to show to the outside world was one to cover the turmoil her life was in,…

Rock Dog (2016)

Simple and Cutesy, Ash Brannon’s adaptation of Zheng Jun’s graphic novel, Tibetan Rock Dog, may not be winning any awards anytime soon, it’s quite clearly a target for younger audiences but its unfussiness has an enduring quality that will…

Prevenge (2016)

After a weekend of praise for one female director reaching a breakneck magnitude another, in the form of Alice Lowe, has been bubbling quietly with murderous subtlety with her melancholy comedy horror. A project that breaks the mold in the…

The Hippopotamus (2017)

Upper-class pomposity and dry, blistering, scathing verbal attacks abound in the adaptation of Stephen Fry’s 1994 The Hippopotamus – not a tale of the large herbivorous mammal but a witty detective exposition that has Fry’s voice screaming…

Interlude in Prague (2017)

Dipping into the world of classical music, Mozart’s life has already been dabbled with in Miloš Forman’s glorious Amadeus. Whilst Interlude in Prague doesn’t quite reach the crescendo of Forman’s ivory tinkling, this very British affair…