Dan Gilroy’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Snarled and Rattled – Review

Dan Gilroy’s eye for the bizarre and the absurd is on full display once again with Velvet Buzzsaw, however, it is without the incisive and impactful storytelling shown in his critically-acclaimed film, Nightcrawler. Gilroy reunites with Jake Gyllenhaal who plays a powerful art critic named Morf Vandewalt whose eccentric persona lends to another iconic performance from … Continue reading Dan Gilroy’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ Snarled and Rattled – Review

‘Paddington 2’: A Sweet and Joyful Sequel

Based on the bestselling stories by Michael Bond, Paddington 2 once again brings to life a wholesome, loveable bear in a perfect sequel that works with and improves on its predecessor in every way. Paddington is now settled with his new family, and is a presence within his community helping out whoever he can, however … Continue reading ‘Paddington 2’: A Sweet and Joyful Sequel

‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 Review: ‘Crocodile’ and ‘Hang the DJ’

With the next two episodes, Black Mirror continues to challenge your perception, with every plot twist coming in from left field. Crocodile and Hang the DJ are a duo of thematically opposite narratives that will take you on a journey that will make you lose your faith in humanity and regain it right back. Episode … Continue reading ‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 Review: ‘Crocodile’ and ‘Hang the DJ’

‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 Review: ‘USS Callister’ and ‘Arkangel’

The critically acclaimed anthology series Black Mirror is back for a fourth season and it’s better than ever, which for a show of this calibre – it’s actually quite difficult to continue topping its own success like this. Let’s get into it. Episode 1: USS Callister “It’s a bubble universe, ruled by an asshole god” … Continue reading ‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 Review: ‘USS Callister’ and ‘Arkangel’

The Only Christmas Movies You Should Watch This Year

It's that time of year, re-runs of classic Christmas movies are dominating every channel you switch to, and with the freedom of streaming and on-demand, you are no longer forced to watch whatever is on TV. Without further ado, here are some of our favourite Christmas movies. It’s A Wonderful Life It’s A Wonderful Life … Continue reading The Only Christmas Movies You Should Watch This Year

Nintendo Is Considering an Animated Super Mario Bros. Feature Film

The Wall Street Journal report that Illumination Entertainment is in talks with Nintendo about a Super Mario Bros. movie. The talks are said to have been happening under the radar for nearly a year. The Wall Street Journal's sources report that the difficulty in making the deal happen lies in convincing the creator of the … Continue reading Nintendo Is Considering an Animated Super Mario Bros. Feature Film

Brie Larson’s ‘Basmati Blues’ Is Straight from the White Savior Handbook

Brie Larson’s new movie Basmati Blues takes place in India. Brie plays a scientist who creates genetically modified rice that is to be marketed and sold in India to rural farmers. However, when she discovers that it is actually harmful and not helpful, she works with them to put an end to a problem she … Continue reading Brie Larson’s ‘Basmati Blues’ Is Straight from the White Savior Handbook

Stranger Things S2 EP.4: ‘Will the Wise’ Review

Spoilers ahead, feel free to come back once you’ve seen the fourth episode. Mike, Lucas, Dustin, Max and Joyce find Will blinking wildly in an almost catatonic state. When he finally regains consciousness he describes feeling it ‘everywhere’ to his mother as he trembles with tears in his eyes. This is the best acted scene … Continue reading Stranger Things S2 EP.4: ‘Will the Wise’ Review

Beyoncé Cast as Nala in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Lion King’

It's official. The Lion King cast is now complete. Beyonce will be playing Nala in Jon Favreau's live-action remake of the classic 1994 animated film. The Jungle Book director commented on his cast saying, “It is a director's dream to assemble a talented team like this to bring this classic story to life.” Beyonce was … Continue reading Beyoncé Cast as Nala in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Lion King’

Stranger Things S2 EP.3: ‘The Pollywog’ Review

Spoilers ahead, feel free to come back once you’ve seen the third episode. ‘The Pollywog’ begins by revealing what Dustin discovers in the dustbin, a slug-like creature that looks a lot like what Will vomited up on his return from the Upside Down. Dustin’s immediate and inscrutable attachment to it seems mildly out of character. … Continue reading Stranger Things S2 EP.3: ‘The Pollywog’ Review