Category Archive: Latest Reviews

Pride Review

There’s a wonderfully poignant scene in Pride where Imelda Staunton’s character, Hefina, sits with one of the elder statesmen of their small mining village buttering sandwiches. As they go about this mundane task… Continue reading

The Guest Review

With the door firmly closed behind him, the darkly sinister stranger has locked out any hope of escape with a stern push of the handle. Our female protagonist sits silently, frozen with fear… Continue reading

The Inbetweeners 2 Review

A review of the latest instalment in the doomed, cringe worthy post adolescent lives of Inbetweeners Will, Simon, Jay and Neil. Are the boys still funny down under?

Guardians of the Galaxy Review

With ­Blade, Spiderman, X-Men, Captain America, The Fantastic Four, Daredevil (unfortunately), The Punisher, Ghost Rider, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Thor and even bloody Ghost Rider from Marvel’s extensive back catalogue of comics… Continue reading

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Review

How do we know it’s the summer in England? Well, normally weather is a sound indicator, the maelstrom of cloudy disappointment signifying ‘Great British Summer’ but this year it’s uncharacteristically too ruddy bloody… Continue reading

22 Jump Street Review

I’ve managed to rouse myself out of the lethargic stupor that’s gripped me since the World Cup started in order to write this review of 22 Jump Street, a film hardly worth making… Continue reading

The Double Review

I’ve always been a firm believer that real cinematic horror doesn’t stem from axe wielding loons, supernatural exorcisms and cheap, jumpy frights, but from distortions of reality, ventures into the dark, often surreal… Continue reading

Godzilla Review

I love Godzilla, he’s great, not the rebooted versions but the original Toho creation hailing from 1950s Japan. My youth was riddled with dreams of a giant monster storming the cities of the… Continue reading

Frank Review

Morrissey once remarked “artists aren’t really people. I’m actually 40 per cent papier-mâché”, while not entirely true for himself, he was more like 40 per cent quiff, it could be applied literally to… Continue reading

Locke Review

In an age of cinema characterised by 100 million dollar budgets, cataclysmic special effects and reboots, it’s a welcome sight to witness a film that never leaves the stuffy confines of a BMW… Continue reading