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Review: Beast – “Fun, entertaining, re-watchable, occasionally silly”

Posted by on Aug 26, 2022 in action, All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Idris Elba is a star. He’s a fantastic actor, he’s so ludicrously handsome that he could un-curdle milk from 200 paces, and he’s so...

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Review: Summer In The Shade – “You’ll find yourself drawn into the story like a great page-turner of a novel.”

Posted by on Jun 14, 2022 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 2 comments

It seems like an increasingly shining age for female filmmakers, and it couldn’t happen soon enough. Internationally, the likes of...

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Review – The Loneliest Whale: The Search For 52 – “Well-told, well-made, and it’s uplifting”

Posted by on Mar 30, 2022 in All, documentary, Film, Reviews | 0 comments

Nature documentaries have never shied away from showing upsetting things, but these days, it feels riskier to sit down and watch one. They...

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Review: The Batman – “Scenes of fantastic cinematic spectacle.”

Posted by on Feb 28, 2022 in action, All, Comics, drama, Film, Headline, horror, Reviews, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

The Batman is back.  Solid, at times stunning, if not as bold as we may have hoped.  Reeves and Pattinson are safe hands to guide the...

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Review: American Night – “Alessio Della Valle deserves credit for the look of his film”

Posted by on Feb 5, 2022 in action, All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Post-Tarantino.  Pulp Fiction knock-offs.  You know the sort of thing… The Way of the Gun.  Lucky Number Slevin.  Guy Ritchie’s entire...

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Review: Nightbooks – “The Evil Dead for kids. It’s a blast”

Posted by on Sep 17, 2021 in All, comedy, drama, fantasy, Film, horror, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

Nightbooks, released this week on Netflix, is The Evil Dead for kids.  It’s produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, of the original Evil...

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Review: Settlers – “I was gripped and at times jolted out of fatigue by bolts of adrenaline”

Posted by on Jul 19, 2021 in All, drama, Film, Headline, indie, Reviews, sci-fi, thriller | 0 comments

Though Settlers features a married couple it’s not, despite my inability to resist a tortured pun, a film about one of them regretting all...

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Return of Cinemas, ‘The Jolie Tolerance Factor,’ and Those Who Wish Me Dead

Posted by on May 27, 2021 in action, All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

(This is an edited version of a post originally published on FiskFilm) “We’re back, we’re bad, you’re black, I’m...

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Review: The Unthinkable – “Well-directed and full of promise for the future”

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in action, All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

When you think of collectives of directors, it brings some esteemed names to mind.  The Coen brothers for a start, and the Wachowskis. ...

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Line of Duty Series Six, Episode Seven – “No-one makes mugs of AC-12”

Posted by on May 3, 2021 in All, drama, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

You do not have to read this.  But, it may spoil Series Six of Line of Duty if you do so.  Anything you do read may be given in evidence....

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