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‘Sound Bite’ of the week…

“Unfortunately, our vision and process weren’t aligned with our partners on this project. We normally aren’t fans of the phrase ‘creative differences’, but for once this cliche is true.” Phil Lord and Chris Miller on their departure from…

Alien: Covenant (2017)

Set ten years after the events of Prometheus, the sixth entry in the Alien franchise (I refuse to count Alien vs Predator and AVP: Requiem) finds us on-board the Covenant on an intergalactic IVF mission. After a freak accident jolts the…

‘Sound bite’ of the week…

“I went and met with her. She appeared — she had an afro, she had high heels on... she was like, 7-foot-6. It felt like I was going out for dinner with Mummy.” Ridley Scott on first meeting Sigourney Weaver to discuss the role of Ellen…

Ghost In The Shell (2017)

Ghost in "a white washing machine" Before we get into the hot topic of casting, we wanted to look at the film objectively and as a standalone complex (no pun intended). We wanted to review this movie with no preconceptions and trying not to…

Classic Cracker: TRON (1982)

Arguably a more enjoyable and entertaining movie experience nowadays than when it was first released, TRON has dated, certainly, but it has dated in a way that makes it even more stylish and, dare I say it, retro-cool. And it's maybe also a…

Arrival (2016)

Dennis Villeneuve may well be my favourite director working today, and I can't believe that it took my viewing of Arrival to hammer that home to me. Although I have only seen his past couple of movies, both have been smart and hugely…