Category Archive: 2017

Blade Runner 2049 Review

Settling down to view Blade Runner 2049 at the Imax in Manchester, the preceding trailers appeared as a timely reminder of cinematic disappointment. Familiar blockbuster franchises beamed across the gigantic screen in new… Continue reading

It Review

The opening segment of director Andy Muschietti’s adaptation of It filled me with sheer dread. Yet, as Georgie’s paper boat slides inevitably towards that dark abyss of the storm drain my gut wasn’t… Continue reading

England is Mine Review

Portraying a character as famously (or perhaps infamously?) defiant, inimitable and enigmatic as Morrissey on screen was always likely to rattle a few bones and enflame a few eye brows. Most troublesome is… Continue reading

Jawbone Review

Stanley Kubrick supposedly once said; “everything has already been done, every story has been told every scene has been shot, it’s our job to do it one better”. For the boxing film, it… Continue reading

T2: Trainspotting Review

Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, or so the old quip goes. We’ve always been obsessed by what’s been and gone, but rarely has the present’s entanglement with the past felt so… Continue reading